‘Be kind to people and people will be kind to you’ is an important message that Grace received from her beloved Grandmother just before leaving Ghana in the 1960’s. She recalls their close relationship and how her decision to travel to the UK came at a great cost.

Grace recorded this story for A Grand Life, Heard – a project which aims to amplify the voices of older people and to reconnect communities following periods of isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. We invite you to listen to the lessons contained within their story.

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