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Best of: Adopted Black woman discovers she is a princess from Sierra Leone

Sarah Culberson smiles directly at the camera.

Princess Sarah Culberson who was adopted, discovered her royal lineage at 28 years old

Today we will be hearing the unique story of a Princess from Sierra Leone. who was born and adopted in West Virginia and searched for her birth family to find out she’s from a royal lineage and in fact, a Princess.

Princess Sarah Culberson shares her story of growing up in a predominantly white community, searching for her biological family, and what it felt like to realize she was a princess.


Princess Sarah Culberson
Princess of Sierra Leone and the Mende people

A version of this conversation originally aired September 12, 2023.