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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:

Presidents Pities For Man Who Had Spent Twenty Years In Jail

After spending tweenty years in jail,Murumbutsa had a reason to rejoice two months ago after being set free by the president's mercy.He had been accused of murder a trial that he denies he has never done it before and could not do it any day.Murumbutsa had been put behind bars following the death of grace a sixteen year old girl in Lubao village and had all the reasons to decline the case.He is now free after serving twenty years in Shikusa prison.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: INDIVIDUAL

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • Location: Lubao, Kakamega, Kenya
Map of PRESIDENTS PITIES FOR MAN WHO HAD SPENT TWENTY YEARS IN JAIL
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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