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Disco Attendants

When i was young i and my age mates were inspired by elders to accompany them in any disco around.The discos normally happened during holidays or a place where the burial has taken place.One night we were planning to go to adisco 2km away.Due to lond journey we decided to pased through a groundnut farm.As the tradition we uproted groundnut and leave themto dry at the shamba.We found someones groundnut alredy drying up.We are and took some with us fro the journey.The public road.As we were covering the distance,the disco tunes were increasing and we were even dancing to the moonlight.Within a twinkle of an eye,a certain vehicle appeared coming infront of us.The moment it stoped and switched off its light some pollicemen jumped out with a blacj power came.We ran and we were chased back through the maize farms.We never met each other that night.We met in the morning and promised never.

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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: Kibera, N, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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economic
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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succeeded
 
 
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