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Sankofa

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Sankofa

Go back and get it.

Symbol of the importance of learning from the past.

A traditional proverb says: It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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