Fissa, 33, sits on his bed under the framing for his thatched roof before it is replaced at his home in Perai Village.Fissa, like many other men in his village, plans to take the {quote}back way{quote} over land from the Gambia to Libya then by boat to Italy, hoping to find a way to support his immediate and extended family.

Fissa, 33, sits on his bed under the framing for his thatched roof before it is replaced at his home in Perai Village. 

Fissa, like many other men in his village, plans to take the "back way" over land from the Gambia to Libya then by boat to Italy, hoping to find a way to support his immediate and extended family.  

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