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- How long have you been here in Ethiopia?
- I have never been to Ethiopia...
  I grew up here in Ethiopia.
- Where do you come from?
- From my mothers stomach.
- How do you like it here in Ethiopia?
- I was born here and now I am here.
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- How long have you been here in Ethiopia?
- A very long time... about 22 years.
- Where do you come from?
- That's a really difficult question. I can not lie...
 I have been here in Ethiopia all this time...
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- She's very good and prosperous...
 I love her.
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- How long have you been here?
- What do you mean? I am not a stranger,
  you mean since I was born?
  I don't know... you are not supposed to
  ask a woman her age... I am very old.
- Where do you come from?
- I don't know. That question is very difficult to answer...
  I guess I slept in my mothers womb.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- She's so beautiful... such a fertile country...
  but we also have a little bit of poverty...
  she really makes us work hard.
  I have nothing more to say.
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- How long have you been here?
- I am 25 years old. That means
  I was born in Ethiopia 25 years ago.
- Where do you come from?
- I was not born before I came to Ethiopia.
  I was born... I spent 9 months inside
  my mother and then I came out.
  Ever since then I have lived here.
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- I am very happy and proud to be an Ethiopian.
  I love Ethiopia very much... ok?
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- How long have you been here?
- I was born in Ethiopia.
- Where do you come from?
- Here, I live here.
- And where from..?
- From here. I was born here...
  over there at Akaki hospital.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I think she is wonderful.
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- When did you come here?
- This is where I have lived.
- Where do you come from?
- Hm, I was here. I am here.
  That's how I was born.
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- She is very good. There is nothing
  I don't like about her.
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- How long have you been in Ethiopia?
- 20 years.
- Where do you come from?
- From my mother.
- How do you like it there?
- How I like it here in Ethiopia?
  I really like it... but I don't know.
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- How long have you been in Ethiopia?
-15 years.
- Where do you come from?
- I came to Ethiopia... Well, before I actually
  knew that I where an Ethiopian
  I was just childish.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I don't know. I don't think its as good as
  people say. I mean... most things that
  people need to live well. We lack most of
  those things. That is not good. Thank you.

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- How long have you been here?
- In Ethiopia... almost 25 years.
- Where do you come from?
- I am an Ethiopian citizen.
  I grew up here.
  I have never been abroad.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
  How do you like it here?
- I see Ethiopia exactly as any other
  Ethiopian see her. I mean, our love...
  The way we are born and raised together.
  Living together, that is the Ethiopian
  identity. We are unique. Wherever we live,
  wherever we go... we support each other.
  We respect our flag... These things make me
  happy to be Ethiopia. There are problems.
  One of our problems is that young people
  have no work. Except some of these difficulties...
  solidarity... It is the solidarity that makes
  me happy to be an Ethiopian.
08
- How long have you been in Ethiopia?
- I am in Ethiopia.
- Where do you come from?
- I used to stay with God.
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- Ethiopia is a very nice country.
10
- How long have you been here?
- 31 years.
- Where do you come from?
- From outside. Outside Ethiopia.
  Not from this world.
  Maybe space...
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I don't like her. I try to understand her.
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- How long have you been here?
- I was born and grew up here,
  I went to school here.
  I'm not from anywhere.
- Where do you come from?
- From here, from Addis Ababa.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- You mean what I think of Ethiopia?
  Ethiopia... in Ethiopia...
  No, I don't know. What was the question?
- Let me ask again, do you like Ethiopia?
- I have some good opinions about Ethiopia...
  regarding human rights and democracy...
36
- How long have you been here?
- Almost 6 months.
- Where do you come from?
- I came from somewhere else.
- How do you like it here in Ethiopia?
- Well, I came because I was curious...
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- How long have you been in Ethiopia?
- I been here since I was a child.
- Where do you come from?
- From the countryside.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- Ever since my childhood Ethiopia has
  been good to me. I like everything.
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- How long have you been here?
- Since I first came? About 24 years.
- Where do you come from?
- Some other world that I don't know.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- Well, as you can see yourself...
  Do you want me to tell you more?
  Well, this is where I was born...
  I was raised here. I went to school here,
  and now I work here. I have work to do.
  Or you can choose to see things differently...
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- How long have you been here in Ethiopia?
- Who, me? I was born here.
  I was born here and I grew up here.
- Where do you come from?
- I came out of my mother.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- Ethiopia is ok, it is a nice country.
  We have many different cultures different people,
  I like that...
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- How long have you been here in Ethiopia?
- I have been here almost 25 years.
- Where do you come from?
- My mother made me.
- How do you like it here?
- Ethiopia is our very, very unique and great motherland.
  You know, close to paradise. Anything else?
02
- How long have you been here?
- 70 years.
- Where do you come from?
- I don't know, it is a mystery.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I was born here, I grew up here,
  I have lived here...
03
- How long have you been here?
- 12 years.
- Where do you come from?
- I'm from the Gorage region.
- Do you like Ethiopia?
- Ethiopia... its fine.
12
- How long have you been here?
- To begin with, I have never been out
  of Ethiopia so I cant say anything...
- Where do you come from?
- Well, that's the question... I mean,
  I have always been here.
  What kind of question is that?
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I have known her all my life.
  We have a strong culture that makes us proud.
  I love Ethiopia...
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- How long have you been here?
- Two years.
- Where do you come from?
- You can ask something else...
- Where do you come from?
- Your question is very difficult,
  I don't have any answerŠ
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- She is beautiful.
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- When did you come to Ethiopia?
- I came 27 years ago.
- Where do you come from?
- Originally? Well, my mother...
- How do you find Ethiopia?
- I like her very much. Life is difficult here.
  Life is hard. People struggle for their survival.
  We are suffering... That's all.
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- When did you come to Ethiopia?
- What..? 23 years.
- Where do you come from?
- Colombia. I was not born...
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- It is very nice here.
22
- How long have been here?
- Fifteen years.
- Where do you come from?
- One or two countries, Brazil,
  I spent 10 years there, then five in Canada.
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- She is very beautiful... very.
  Even before I left, Ethiopia has always been great.
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- When did you come to Ethiopia?
- Almost 20 years ago.
- Where do you come from?
- I come from Djibouti.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I came to Ethiopia with some friends on vacation...
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- How long have you lived here?
- 20 years.
- Where do you come from?

- America.
- And how do you like Ethiopia?
- She is beautiful, very beautiful.
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- When did you come to Ethiopia?
- I was born here, I am Ethiopian.
- Your question is strange...
- Where do you come from?
- Well, you have my first answer.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- Ethiopia is my mother, I know her.
  I can not discover her or have opinions about her.
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- How long have you been here...
- I've been here, from the beginning.
- Where do you come from?
- I have been here all this time.
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- She's fine, she's fine...
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- How long have you been here?
- Me, I am an Ethiopian.
  I was born and raised here.
  Some fifty years ago...
- Where do you come from?
- I'm afraid I don't know where... I was...
  maybe in heaven maybe being born...
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- My country is beautiful...
  except our poverty and out own laziness.
  I have been abroad so I can compare.
  We have not fully explored her, still,
  we love her.
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- How long have you been here?
- I have been here all my life.
- Where do you come from?
- My mother gave birth to me.
  Then I went to school.
  And finally I got a job.
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I love Ethiopia very much.
  I have lived in Ethiopia a long time.
  She's rich, her nature is beautiful,
  our people is hardworking.
  We have a few factories, and farmers...
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- How long have you been here?
- Since I came? 36 years.
- Where do you come from?
- Before I came to Ethiopia?
  I was in the countryside.
- How do you like Ethiopia?
- Ethiopia, my beautiful country!
  My love and pride!
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- How long have you lived here?
- A very, very long time. 10 years.
- Where do you come from?
- The country...
- What do you think of Ethiopia?
- I have heard a lot being said about Ethiopia.
  And I am here. I like her because she's good.