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My Mum My Role Model

Its all about some years back.i vividly remember very well i had to drop out of school when i was in form 2.I have a single parent and by that time she was working in a certain company.Their salary delayed for five months. Since i had school fee balance,i was sent home for it.Actually that was the only time.Despite she had no any other means to get money.I stayed home for one full term.I loosed hope with school and started to find a job.My mam tried as much as she could but i was impossible.I was very stressed and became confused about my life but the lord stand and brought a nice solution. Their salary came.she went and cleared that balance and continued with my education.Eventually,i realy treasure and appriciate my mam.She is a very hard-working lady and caring mam.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kangunao-ukambani, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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