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    World & Culture

    Audio slideshow: A summer in Nigeria

    Photos by Benjamin Durham
    Photos by Benjamin Durham
    Published: Sept. 23, 2009

    Student Benjamin Durham shares his experiences studying the Yoruba language as part of the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad.

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      Justin Hunter said on Feb. 21, 2011 at 7:59 p.m.
      Benjamin, Thank you for posting your slideshow online. They're great photos. I lived in Nigeria when I was 7 and will be giving a presentation to my son's class at school (in North Carolina). I'm going to show them a few highlights from your photos to give them a sense of what Nigeria is like.
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      Mark Strobel said on Dec. 24, 2010 at 9:23 p.m.
      One thing I found especially different about the churches in Nigeria, is their ritual of tithing. Its a big deal. Everyone files one by one to the front of the church to slip their envelopes into the front basket, dancing and singing their way to the front, and back to their seat. Sometimes they repeat this procedure several times. It's very interesting.
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      Jay said on May 21, 2010 at 3:21 p.m.
      Good job Benjamin. Looks like you guys had a nice time. It would surprise you to know that just a few hundred miles from where you were, you would find other tribes with very little in common to the Yoruba culture. Nigeria is very vast and diverse, and so much potential for tourism but the government, oh my. Anyway, good photos. I haven't been home in 3 years and can't wait to visit later in the year.
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