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Name:  Hans Jurgan Massaquoi  

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Audience: Adult;

Born: Hamburg, Germany

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Massaquoi emigrated to the United States from Germany where he served two years in the army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. With his GI bill he studied journalism at the University of Illinois followed by a career at Jet magazine and then Ebony magazine, where he became managing editor.

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