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Melania Trump, on 4-nation Africa tour, gives ABC News exclusive interview

• By Kendall Karson

The famously private first lady has sought to find her footing in the global spotlight while escaping the media glare of the White House. She is currently on a solo four-nation tour of Africa.

She is highlighting her "Be Best" initiative and what the administration sees as the positive impact of U.S. aid on the African continent -- assistance President Donald Trump has proposed cutting by 30 percent.

Melania Trump visited with mothers and children in an African hospital, engaged with school children in Malawi and laid a wreath at the "door of no return" in Cape Coast Castle -- the last point many kidnapped Africans saw before they were crammed onto ships and sent to the Americas to become slaves.

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