This photo documentation tells the story of S, a young Ghanaian-born student.
Growing up with his Belgian mother an stepfather in Antwerp, S was led to believe that he had no family left in Ghana. Having a difficult childhood, he began training as a boxer in order to become mentally stronger. Driven by the motivation to make a change, he became a social worker an boxing teacher in order to utilise his competences and experience to help troubled youngsters.
At the end of 2013 began an unexpected online correspondence between him, his biological Ghanaian father and other family members. Eager to get to know his roots and meet his family in person, S embarked on a trip to Manchester and Ghana.