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Norwegian descent Ethiopian Dr. Arvid Hogganvik speaks about himself in Amharic

borkena
June 12, 2019

Dr. Arvid Hogganvik is a medical doctor born and raised in Ethiopia. He is of Norwegian descent.

His parents came to Ethiopia from Norway in 1949 along with their two children and then the third child, Arvid Hogganvik , was born in Debre Tabor in 1951. His father, who was also a medical doctor by profession, spent 26 years in Debre Tabor, a town in North Western Ethiopia.

He tells his story in Amharic. Watch.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Add your comment Am very much impressed!, the lively stories, memoir, and all!!! My mom used to speak about your dad a lot and am happy to know that you, the son of the doc my mon knew!, are around.!

  2. Very interesting to listen to your growingup story in Ethiopia spoken in fluent Amharic .
    I was born and raised in Ethiopia. My father is from Yemen and my mother is a native Ethiopian . Born and raised in Ghimbi, Wellega. I left Ethiopia in 1976 together with my family to Yemen.
    God bless you Dr Arvid and would like to wish you all the best.

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