Melania Trump visits slave dungeon in Ghana

Melania Trump embraces Lillian Naa Adai Sai 8 as she receives flowers

CAROLYN KASTER APMelania Trump embraces Lillian Naa Adai Sai 8 as she receives flowers

The First Lady of the United States of America, Melania Trump visited Ghana on Tuesday, October 2, 2018; her first visit overseas alone since her husband, Donald Trump took over as the president of the US. "I will never forget the incredible experience and the stories that I heard from the gentleman". It's hard to forget, mostly because of that less-than-subtle message scrawled across the back: "I really don't care do u?"

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"It's very emotional", she said, adding the castle is "really something that people should see and experience".

Mrs. Trump spent about 10 minutes inside the cramped male slave dungeon.

The Cape Coast castle, now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including Trump's predecessor, America's first black president Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their two children.

The first lady was led around the facility by museum director Kwesi Essel-Blankson.

"Until Melania's visit, it was a taboo to allow a disabled person inside Emintsimadze Palace, or close to royalty, diplomatic aides told us", she writes.

Afterward, the first lady tweeted: "Day two in #Ghana was so impactful".

But for Melania Trump, "you wouldn't know about it unless you were following the news", he said.

President Donald Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday that he saw television footage of her landing in Africa.

"This is a very special place", said Melania, per CNN's Kate Bennett.

Mrs Trump and Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady of Ghana, wave to flag-waving children during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018. He then granted her permission to visit Cape Coast Castle.

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Melania Trump holds a baby during a visit to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Accra.

Eight-year-old Lillian Naa Adai Sai welcomed Mrs. Trump to Accra, Ghana, with a kente-cloth-wrapped bouquet of flowers as Trump departed the plane.

She arrived in Ghana on the first stop of her first solo global trip as first lady, a tour of Africa, a continent her husband has been reported to have referred to derisively. Her five-day, four-nation tour will also include stops in Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.

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