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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-09-12 15:38
Subject: [photos] Another portrait of the author as a young man
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Tags:africa, personal, photos
Jay in Contonou, Dahomey, 1967

That's me in the dashiki, foreground left of center. Taken in Cotonou, Dahomey, at Christmas 1967, when I was three years old.

Originally published at jlake.com.

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The NewroticGirl
User: newroticgirl
Date: 2009-09-12 23:43 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Is that a game of musical chairs in progress?
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linda saboe: fool
User: lsaboe
Date: 2009-09-13 00:31 (UTC)
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Keyword:fool
aw, you were soooooo cute!
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lotusice
User: lotusice
Date: 2009-09-13 01:34 (UTC)
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You were in Dahomey in '67?

I lived in Ghana in '73-76.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-09-13 05:19 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Dahomey 66-68 and Nigeria 77-81. :)

:: waves ::
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jtdiii
User: jtdiii
Date: 2009-09-13 04:58 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
And already the love of orange is revealed... :)
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-09-13 05:20 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Not to mention the shorts and sandals...
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Renegade Vagabond
User: khaybee
Date: 2009-09-13 08:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yeah, didn't I see you in those shorts recently?
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martyn44
User: martyn44
Date: 2009-09-13 09:57 (UTC)
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Has the music stopped yet?
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