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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:

Prevailance Come From The Fingure Of God

Alilili--lili, voices of women could be heard us usual when the seasons of initiation aproached.It was realy believed that no woman can become an adult without passing the knife rite.Although so extruciating but indeed, every zeal was upto it.Anyone could not raise a word over it as they realy believed in ancestrial curses that would befall them.I tell you believe you me you would hear some say.He who descends from the old age customs is a slave.Now do we want to be slaves? No, we don't. Indeed i could say that people were so myopia as they could not have a view beyond there nose.But lord God do not forsake hos blood.He raised a savior to the people who were now being meandered by the strong winds in the name of custom.The savior came from a humble family among the huts in the village.He had gone further in studies and had met the missioneries who had settled just beyond the ridges.He learnt the white man's magic and knew how to write and read.Although he faced a great opposition but i tell one from the fingure of God must prevail.No spear prevailed over he him.He preached the good news and people changed from their old age custom.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Cheber, Kapsabet, Kenya
 
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