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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Guing Back In Time

''Magan'' , wkae up, " Magans mother said. She was standing at the door of Magans bedruum. Magan woke up she was so confused. It is already six oclock. Aunt Hellen has just called , she want us to pick her up at Miritini to come celebrate christmas with us. Zafran said. Magans heart suddenly missed a beat. She was alarmed. She slowly sat up in the bed as she looked at her mind raced. Did sucseed in moving back time ? or was my encounter with Happalapa just a dream? Magan thought she continued to stare at her mother slender frame. She was in loose blue jean trouser a wite baggy cotton T.shirt. Zafran held back her long black hair with a black ribbon tired at the black. What is the matter are you ok? Zafra asked as she entered the room. Magad jumped out of the bed and hugged her mother. Zafra was suprised but happy gesture. Oh my happy child Zafra said as he hugged her mother. Do you have to pick up aunty Hellen Magan asked as she stepped back to look at her mother, yes your father and i have agreed to pick her up Zafran said. WRITTEN BY DIANA AKOSA

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Munyanya, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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