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God is Trying

I gisted my parents today about Yola as we drove along Ikorodu road. I talked specifically about being the leader of the church’s Drama Team. I told them how I felt like it was God’s way of giving me a heads up preparation for my theater production dreams. I was talking and talking and next thing, I heard myself lamenting, saying, ‘It wasn’t until when I became the drama team

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Eyelids Like A Swing

There is a sleep that waits for me every morning. Because I chase it out of my eyes when I jog; And later wash off its residue with soap and water as I get ready for the day, It wanders off to my classroom and sits on my seat; Whistling and dangling its feet.   I go to my class filled with good vibes. Smiling at happy faces; avoiding groggy

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La Classe Des Papillons

(The class of butterflies)  This was my second class. Here, I worked with a bunch of amazingly interesting children of about 3-4 years old. As usual, some of these kids struck me more than the others did. Marie-Vital I don’t see why I would not list you as the first one on my list. You definitely did not catch my attention initially; but when you did, all my attention was

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La Classe Des Beliers

 (The Class of Sheep) So, because the project for which I came to Cote d’ivoire runs just on Wednesdays and Saturdays, my partner and I volunteered to assist the teachers in a Pre-school in Cocody, every other day of the week. There are six classes, so we get to work in about 4 of them before we leave for Nigeria. That is, one class per week. This week, I worked

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Yesterday

*I know I was on a ‘proposals roll.’ But…* The above picture was taken yesterday evening at the University of Lagos Sports Center. I had gone there at about 4:20 to take pictures of a sports event and when it was 4:55, it started to drizzle. Also, around that time, a blind athlete (in the neon vest) walked onto the tracks with his training partner. I had never seen such

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