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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:

Out Break Of Diseases

Recently in the village of majengo there break out of disease known as small pox.The disease was very dangerous.It affected mostly the young children of my age.It's symptoms were severe.They included skin rashes. The whole body was filled with the rashes. in children the skin shrinked off.most of the children in my village suffered to an extend that they could neither sleep or sit.Young children kept on crying from morning to evening. The out break of these diseases delayed many thing.for example children could not go to school. more so some of economic activiteis e.g farming could not take place.The disease became extreme such that there arouse crisis. The government heard it and reacted toward it.it tried shelter skelter to ensure that maximum medical operation were carried on. we were thankful to our government to recognizing us ones of its citizen by having us get our rights

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
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opportunity
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nobody
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people
This story describes a...
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succeeded
 
 
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