Pili Hussein: The Miner Who Posed As A Man

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Pili Hussein wanted to make her fortune mining for gemstones in Tanzania, and wasn

“I acted like a gorilla,” she says, “I could fight, my language was bad, I could carry a big knife like a Maasai [warrior]. Nobody knew I was a woman because everything I was doing I was doing like a man.”