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Nkempte, Ethiopia Choir

This footage was recorded on a Sunday morning in Nekempte, Ethiopia about 9 hours west of Addis Ababba.
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filmmaker: Tim Frakes Productions

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Masada

Masada

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Caesarea Maritima

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