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It Ain’t Necessarily So

 A Birthday Kiss
Some birthdays you just can’t forget

 Marisha Toumanova and I were born on the same day, in the same room, but a year apart, more than 80 years ago in the mission hospital at Aba, a small station in the Northeast Corner of what was then the Belgian Congo. 1,449 more words


Researchers: AIDS Began In 1920's Belgian Congo

AIDS: Origin Of Pandemic ‘Was 1920s Kinshasa’

” The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to the 1920s in the city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say.

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Madame Livingstone: Congo, la Grande Guerre

Soaring high over the African landscape in his Short Admiralty 184 seaplane, Gaston Mercier, an officer and a pilot in the Royal Belgian army, marvels at the beautiful flora and fauna below him and the blue African sky above him in the opening pages of… 841 more words

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