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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:

Tom

My friend Tom was one person who never took his time to study or read his books despite the fact that we were in our final year in form four to him he was waiting for a last minute rush instead starting his study and revision early enough.We tried to advise him to concentrate on books but all he kept in mind was going out of tours, school games and night clubs.This went on until the exam period was near and with a month to go Tom bought some drugs That enabled him to go , Tom bought some drugs that enabled him to study throughout without feeling tired or sleepy. He used this drugs for that period of one month and sure enough he would study the whole night without getting tired or asleep.Things turned against him when on the very day of the exams Tom collapsed to the floor and when he was taken to hospital it was found that he,d been using the drugs and the amount of chemicals in his body was too high and his body was also tired and lacked enough rest. Because of this Tom missed all the exams and was forced torepeat the following year what a bad luck!

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Lwawya, Busia, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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