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Peggielene Bartels
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Peggielene Bartels

How to pronounce Peggielene Bartels: PEG-eh-leen bar-TELLS

Peggielene Bartels Biography

Peggielene Bartels was born in Ghana in 1953 and moved to Washington, D.C., in her early twenties to work at Ghana's embassy. She became an American citizen in 1997. In 2008, she was chosen to be King of Otuam, a Ghanaian village of 7,000 souls on the west coast of Africa. A devout Christian, she lives in Silver Spring, MD, still works at the embassy, and spends several weeks each year in Ghana.

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This biography was last updated on 03/03/2012.

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