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Ama Kondzi (1) in the village of Asekrom. She is the first of her mother, Cecilia Ngyesa's, children to survive beyond the age of one - she lost four other children. Cecilia believes in reincarnation, and believes that her children were the same person who arrived, but then departed. The charms and talismans Ama is wearing were placed upon her by a fetish priest, and are believed to possess spiritual powers to prevent Ama from leaving again. As she grows, the charms will be allowed to drop away as they break or fall off.