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    and me that we might be coming to America. To me, this place was a fantasy, most of the wonderful things I heard seems so unreal. I haven’t even been to any cities in Ethiopia in my life, but I am moving to America. I was beyond excited and happy, to know that I will be reunited with the rest of my family. I was excited that I will for the first time get a solid education. I was excited to know that my life in America will be more than a stay home mother. I was excited to know that women have the same opportunity as men in America. For the most part, I was excited because my life change for the better. December 31, 2008, was the day we deported from Ethiopia to America. To me coming from a village without electricity and running water, Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia was America to me. It was an overwhelming experience my brothers and I had. There are moments where I wish I could relieve. Like that instant when I first got into a motor vehicle, and I knew that was it. That moment I was never going to feel that way again, my heart pounded with excitement as I took my first step into the vehicle. Motor vehicles only existed in my dreams and imagination; It’s like a dream coming true. What made this moment so unforgettable was seeing my siblings smiling from ear to ear. I knew our journey to America has begun, and I can feel a jolt of excitement coming to me. When we arrived at the airport, that was my first time seeing a person with different race than me. I saw a white…

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    during the war. She was captured by the Italians at the age of 16, but managed to escape and rejoin her husband. Manale’s father later served his country as governor and senator before he succumbed to his death leaving behind a young wife, 4 children and many dependent family members. In the late 60s, after she lost her husband, Manale’s mother ran for parliament, and in the early 80s she single handedly created a very successful restaurant business supporting her family members until her…

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    I was born in a small village located in the country side of Ethiopia. My parents got divorced when I was only six month old. After the divorce was finalized my grandparents took the responsibility of raising me because my mom was not ready to raise me by herself. When I was ten we moved to Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia but I didn’t get the chance to go to school because the school was too far to attend. In about a year I got adapted. my adapted parents have other 3 biological kids,…

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    After some self reflection, it’s without a doubt my personality has been shaped from how I was brought up and those who were around me as a child. To give you some background, I was born in Addis Abebe, Ethiopia. My father passed away when I was at the age of 3 and my older sister at 5, leaving my mother as a single parent. To this day, my mother is the strongest woman I know. Three years after his death, my mother applied for the lottery to come to America. In the summer of 1996, my mother won…

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    objective of the research is to evaluate the water supply systems for Addis Ababa city, which is situated at the right northern end of the basin that occupies around 550 km2. The challenge of providing enough water for the overwhelming majority of the population of the city of Addis Ababa puts major pressure on the supply of water satisfying the ever increasing demand. Skewed supply side measures and poor…

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    the cheapest deals for cheap flights to Johannesburg with one search! Find prices of the cheapest flights to Johannesburg including last-minute flights and cheap flights, saves time and money and travel at low cost! (----) is an advanced search engine specialized in providing low cost flights. When you enter dates and departure city, the (-----) will connect to reservation systems of major airlines, you'll find the combinations of your cheap tickets to Johannesburg. Addis Ababa Cheap Flights to…

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    problems? 1.4. Research objectives 1.4.1. Main Objective The main objective of this study is to evaluate the impact, on household welfare, of living in a rented house; so as to contribute to the understanding on the Household welfare Impact of rented House on Urban Households: A case of Woreda 08, yeka sub-city, Addis Ababa. 1.4.2. Specific Objectives The research…

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    K., Hargreaves, 2003. Consultancy Report on Livestock Export Zones. FAO Project GCP/RAF/365/EC. Belachew Hurrissa and Jemberu Eshetu, 2003. Challenges and Opportunities of Livestock Marketing in Ethiopia. In Challenges and Opportunities of Livestock Marketing in Ethiopia. Yilma Jobre and Getachew Gebru (Eds). Proc 10th annual conference of the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. August 24-26, 2002. 207pp. Daniel Tewodros, 2008. Beef Cattle Production…

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    embark on such a journey gave me the authority to delve within myself and discover who I truly was as an individual. The heart of Addis Ababa resembled a fire, black and gloomy, casted with air pollutants and fog. When I first stepped into Ethiopia, I was appalled. Back in America, it wasn’t as if I were seeing children around my age living on the streets, with no one to care for them. The children were naked; they had dust all over their faces and bugs crawling on them. My days consisted of…

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    Mulatu Astatke Boomerang

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    Ethiopian music (Falceto, 2005). It was not until the late 19th century that foreign musical instruments, mainly brass instruments, began sharing the stage with Ethiopian instruments; and even then, these foreign instruments only gradually gained their roles within Ethiopian music and ensembles (Zegeye 131). From the beginning of the 20th century to the mid 20th century, the heart of the adolescent and growth period for Mulatu Astatke, Ethiopian traditional music remained largely unadulterated.…

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