Why This Retired Army Sergeant Pulled Her Children Out Of Their Hollywood Acting Careers And Moved To Ghana
In episode 22, of Black Broads Abroad I interview, Tiffany Clark. Tiffany aka Yaa ahgee-mahn Opambour, Ohenee’ Yere’, is a retired disabled war veteran, that materialized her goal of leaving the “United” States in 2019. Born and raised in So Cal, she joined the Army at the age of 18, where she quickly found herself in a Warzone in 2003, at the tender age of 19. Having realized the true motives of the war and what America was all about, as well as suffering injury and disease, she devised a plan to live the rest of her life doing as she pleased and working for no one, ever again.
Tiffany found a way to retire at the age of 31, with a pension and benefits for the rest of her life. During the time she spent decompressing from the stresses of military life: the overt and covert racism, the physical demands and constant stress, she realized that America had taken her youth and the most of her , but she wanted to move to the motherland and give the best of her. She pulled her children out of their successful acting careers, left therapy, moved to Hawaii for 2 years and went to University. However, she could not settle and knew she had to get out. Having visited Ghana in November of 2018, she met her King (literally), built her first home, packed herself and her children up and moved in April of 2019.
Once called a Nigger while in Iraq, fighting for a country that did not want her, risking her life for a lie, passed up for promotions, over worked and under-appreciated, she is now called “Queen,” “Nana Yere,” and “Ohene Yere.”She has a name with meaning (Yaa- mother of the earth, Agyemang- Saver of a Nation, Opambour- mender of broken stones) She lives a life of doing as she pleases, when she pleases, she has help readily available. She is building another home (of her 12-year-old son’s design), building a school, and building a community… amongst other things. Tiffany has a lot of goals that she will reach while she is in Ghana. Her main one was true freedom (Not America’s B.S. illusion of it). She is close to realizing that. Her next are building a bridge between the diaspora and the continent, writing a few books and helping locals get back to self-sufficiency.
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