by Whitney Richardson, The New York Times, USA - Nelly Mbonou considers herself French, even if her experiences sometimes strain that bond. Born in Cameroon, a former French colony in central Africa, she emigrated to France with her father when she was a toddler. When he returned to Cameroon, Ms. Mbonou decided to study in Paris. Although she is a French citizen and has spent most of her life in France, Ms. Mbonou, 36, said she has struggled to find her place within the country’s cultural landscape.
Blending French and African Identities
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