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My Return to Eritrea, the Place of My Birth, After 52 years: Dr. Paul Mahaffy

Dr. Paul Mahaffy return to his birth place Eritrea after 52 years.
Dr. Paul Mahaffy’s reflection about his recent trip to his birthplace Eritrea after 52 years. Dr. Paul Mahaffy is a planetary scientist and Director of the Solar System Exploration Division in NASA.

BY PAUL MAHAFFY (PH.D.)

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

‘Wedi Senafe – ወዲ ሰንዓፈ’: Dr. Samuel Mahaffy

“I will stand with the people of Eritrea as long as I have a voice”- Dr. Samuel Mahaffy

As per his wishes, Dr. Samuel Mahaffy (ወዲ ሰንዓፈ – 1952- 2016) was recently laid to rest in his childhood town of Senafe.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

Samuel Mahaffy (Ph.D.) was born to an American family in Asmara on August 21st, 1952. He grew up in the beautiful small town of Senafe. His childhood, much of which was spent in the diverse communities of Eritrea, shaped his identity. Continue reading ‘Wedi Senafe – ወዲ ሰንዓፈ’: Dr. Samuel Mahaffy