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August 3, 2012

40 years after Idi Amin expelled Asians from Uganda, victims unsure how, or if, to mark anniversary

Forty years ago when Riyaz Hassanali, then 12, boarded a plane with his family at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, he realized he had dropped a transistor radio and a blanket. Desperate to cling to the few possessions he could take, Hassanali ran back. The radio was gone, and the blanket was wrapped around a sleeping African baby.

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