Paul Apowida with a painting
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Soldier 'spirit child' shows survival through art

26 November 2013 Last updated at 15:46 GMT

Paul Apowida is a soldier and accomplished painter whose first book has just been published.

But his life - which has been so rich and varied - was nearly snuffed out soon after it began.

Attempts were made to kill him as a baby because he was labelled a "spirit child" - a youngster possessed by an evil force.

BBC Africa's Akwasi Sarpong reports.