Neo-colonialism: APs on the front lines of Empire


I saw this post on the Huffington Post web site:

Abyssinian Princess on Horseback: Inspiration for all Orphans

And I was literally dumbstruck. Abyssinia? The European colonial name for the former kingdom of Ethiopia? They refuse to post my entire comment, so I would like to put it here:

In adoptee circles, we joke about the “pool and pony” that is promised to orphans once they are adopted, and here, on this noisome page, is the “pony” part of the bargain at least. I really don’t know where to start here.

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About Daniel Drennan ElAwar

Adoptee, rematriated.
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