I was born in Asmara, Eritrea, the child of parents from the United States and spent most of my first 16 years of life in Senafe before returning with my family to the United States where I finished my education. Continue reading My Return to Eritrea, the Place of My Birth, After 52 years: Dr. Paul Mahaffy
BY SAMUEL MAHAFFY (PHD)
HELLO my name is Dr. Samuel Mahaffy. In recent year I become a passionate advocate for publicly confronting misrepresentations and inaccuracies about Eritrea and the Eritrean people.
I have been asked many times, why are you always been speaking of Eritrea? I am here today to answer that question for you.
Well I am a U.S. citizen but by my birth I am Eritrean in my heart. I was born in the city of Asmara and grow up in Senafe Eritrea. Like many, I left Eritrea many years ago but my heart is always remained with the Eritrean people. The Eritrean people are my people. They are my people by my birth as ወዲ ሰንዓፈ, a son of Senafe, Eritrea and by the kind acceptance of me as one of the ‘other Eritreans‘. Continue reading “I Will Stand With the People of Eritrea as Long as I Have Voice” – Dr. Samuel Mahaffy