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A Sierra Leonean Princess in West Virginia

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A Sierra Leonean Princess in West Virginia

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A Sierra Leonean Princess in West Virginia

A Sierra Leonean Princess in West Virginia

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Sarah Culberson and her father in Bumpe, Sierra Leone. John Woehrle hide caption

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Sarah Culberson and her father in Bumpe, Sierra Leone.

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Sarah Culberson was adopted at birth by a white family in West Virgina. After searching for her birth parents, she learned that her birth father is a ruling member of the Mende Tribe in Bumpe, Sierra Leone. She talks to Farai Chideya about the road back to her unexpected roots.