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They hugged and held on as if their hands were ropes that tied their two bodies together.

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Mama’s face lit up with surprise; she was so used to being ignored. She opened her mouth to say something, but nothing came out. Finally, she sobbed the words, “Asante, Maisha, asante for everything!” and bowed repeatedly, her…

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