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Limpet dams were the last thing on Martin Lavers mind when he returned from Ghana in 1967 after two years as a junior resident engineer for Halcrow on the Tema port project. With a long leave ahead of him, Lavers plan was to invest his savings in setting up a classical guitar school. Then came the phone call that was to change his life.