Nasteho Moussa, center, stands next to Halimo Idleh Hassan, right, during a playing of Djibouti’s national anthem at the 41st Independence Day at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston on Friday night. Hassan, 62, lived under French colonization for much of her younger years and spoke to the crowd about what it was like to live through their independence.

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