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Senegal 'Honored' by Obama Visit (VOA On Assignment June 28)i
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June 28, 2013
VOA West Africa Correspondent Anne Look shares the significance of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Senegal in the eyes of the Senegalese citizens she's interviewed. Anne tells On Assignment's Alex Villarreal that people have described the visit as an "honor" and an affirmation of the nation's democratic progress.

Senegal 'Honored' by Obama Visit (VOA On Assignment June 28)

Published June 28, 2013

VOA West Africa Correspondent Anne Look shares the significance of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Senegal in the eyes of the Senegalese citizens she's interviewed. Anne tells On Assignment's Alex Villarreal that people have described the visit as an "honor" and an affirmation of the nation's democratic progress.

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