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Nigerian-American fashion designer visits migrants in Calabria

By Sabina Castelfranco

Nigerian-American fashion designer Wale Oyejide visited the southern Italian region of Calabria to photograph and film some of the migrants who have helped repopulate the deserted towns of this depressed area of Italy.

Selected migrants were his models and wore his creations. The designer’s aim was to draw attention to an integration that has proven to be successful both for migrants and Italians.

Correspondent Sabina Castelfranco has more.

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