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To Love Oneself

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Part of "The Call of Africa" series. Taking a grassroots approach to dealing with the physical and societal ills plaguing their countries, individuals and small groups in sub-Saharan Africa are creating success amidst widespread civil and economic instability. Illustrates five empowering instances of solidarity and self-help. NOTE: Contains nudity. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box.

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