- Sharon Scott, a Brixton native in London has met her uncle for the first time in her life
- She was on a trip to Cape Coast in Ghana to participate in the 2019 Panafest event
- Sharon Scott says meeting her uncle, Norman Baugh, was fate
A Brixton native, London, Sharon Scott, has for the first time met her uncle on a trip to Cape Coast, Ghana, to participate in the 2019 Panafest.
Sharon Scott and a group had visited a craft market and they assembled under a huge quango tree to fraternize with each other but she didn't know that one of the persons in the group was related to her.
Not even after engaging the man who would turn out to be her uncle. It was actually the next day Sharon would meet the stranger again and confirm that they are family.
Sharon had joined a group on a journey to Cape Coast and she was sitting with organizer of the trip and recounts calling out 'Jah B', but he obviously didn’t hear her so she turned around and said 'Baugh'.
Sharon followed up with her mother’s name and the names of other family members and finally got the man’s attention when she mentioned her grandfather's name.
''His face changed and he said, ‘That’s my dad’. I was so shocked I started crying. I couldn’t believe it!,'' jamaica-gleaner.com quoted Scott.
She later showed pictures of her mother on her phone which left her uncle, Norman Baugh, astonished.
Sharon Scott reveals she does not believe in coincidences and joining the trip was part of fate which had her meet her uncle, which was a long time coming because she had wanted to participate in the 2019 Panafest.
She indicated that often, she would usually take trips together with her family. However, this time, she embarked on a trip alone.
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