My Flight From Fear

The Biafran War: The lead-up

Photo by Patrick Donnelly on Unsplash

It was the summer of 1966, and the beasts of war, suffering and starvation were raising their heads and slouching towards us. Back home from my first year at boarding school in Cork, I was spending my summer holidays in Nigeria.

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Sylvia Wohlfarth

Sylvia Wohlfarth

An Irish-Nigerian soul living in Ireland after 40 years in Germany. A social anthropologist, English teacher, and more. With stories to share; and an opinion…