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Chandrika Keshavlal recalls leaving Uganda with her family as a child and their fear of the authorities. She talks about her first impressions of life in the UK, the food, fashions, and people. She also discusses challenges of the camp, ‘inappropriate’ volunteer actions, and the trauma of the move and its effect on her mother in particular. She speaks about moving to Penrhys, an initial sense of isolation, and the role of her education. Other topics mentioned include women and gender roles, and gratitude.

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