The focus of my project is on the Ultramar war that

started with violence in Angola against the colonials that eventually led to a “pacific”

revolution in 1974 in Portugal, and how it affected families of natives and colonials in

Angola. I want to expose my father’s story as a refugee from war in Portugal and his life as

a true Angolan as well as the devastation that came along with a revolution meant for the

liberation of both Portugal and the colonies.

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