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An American volunteer teaching in a school in Africa must save one of his students, a 14 year old girl from religious slavery.


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Credited cast:
Irene Adotey Irene Adotey ... Felicia
Adjetey Anang ... Gideon
Miranda Bailey ... Allison Dean
David Dontoh David Dontoh ... Father Baani
Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu ... Tuigi
Jay Ellis ... Micha Brown
Aiyanna Johns Aiyanna Johns ... Tulip
Ludwig Mawuli Kalms Ludwig Mawuli Kalms ... Teacher Francis
Luckei E. Lawson Luckei E. Lawson ... Ajovi
Yvonne Okoro Yvonne Okoro ... Sarah
Mawuli Semevo Mawuli Semevo ... Yema


An American volunteer takes a teaching job in a remote African village where he meets a Tuigi, 13-year-old girl who is to become Trokosi. A practice of religious sexual slavery. Accepting of her fate, Tuigi's only desire it to be able to write her GED. Written by whitney

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