Aminu Hassam Mohamed Dhanji

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Aminu Hassam Mohamed Dhanji
Khatija Velshi 19081970

Born in

The quote below is taken from the book "THIS IS MY LIFE - Gujarat, East Africa, Canada - A FAMILY BIOGRAPHY ", a personal biography by Naznin Hebert which is also a lively, poignant life history of both sides of Naznin's large family.

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(The book makes great reading and is available for a modest price of $10 plus shipping from Naznin

Aminu was mummy’s youngest brother, born in Kisumu in 1943. Maa was attached to Aminu since he was one of the younger ones. All the older children were married and had left home.

Aminu had an unfortunate complication from an ear surgery in his younger years, which damaged a nerve leaving a marked asymmetry on one side of his face. Sadly, Aminu did not live long. One day, on his way back from the airport with Bapa and Khatoon, there was an accident and Aminu was thrown out of the car, which took his life at the age of 36. One can only imagine the devastation of his tragic death on everybody, especially Bapa.