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Crosscurrents

Dancing in and escaping from wartime Liberia

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Diamano Coura West African Dance Company

Karsumo Massaquoi is one of Diamano Coura’s former dancers. He’s a man who loves, and lives, to dance. But, he almost did not survive to do either.

We got on the plane and then I said “Oh! thank god I’m going to America today,” I said, “I am not going to sleep on the flight until I see America on my own.”