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Margaret, 80, a housekeeper at Expo 58, remembers: "Some people bananas bananas at the Congo Pavilion …"




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Wednesday, 10 April, 2019 at 08:57

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At the age of 80, Margaret, a housekeeper at Expo 58, remembers the "human zoo" at the Congo Pavilion: "Yes, it happened that they were thrown as bananas."

It was sixty years ago, but when we speak, it's like yesterday and Margaret Jacquet laughing: "This famous picture, if I had thought that we would have discussed it again in April 2019 …" t

Almost one anniversary: ​​on 17 April, 1958, opened at Heysel's Expo 58, which would have carried the Belgian reputation across the planet. "The big one in the middle is me" t , laughing Margaret, who is now 80 years old!

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