Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Stressful Moments

Susan my cousin is one of those people who have experienced traumatising events and stressful moments that taught her great lessons which she lives to remember and be cautious about. There was a time when she got into a relationship with a man by the name Dan. They dated for one year and in that process got a baby. Dan's mother told Susan to take the baby to her two years after his birth and that was the last time Susan set her eyes on the boy. After three years, she got into another relationship this time it was Edwin. After one and a half years they got a baby girl and after three years Edwin played a trick and got away with the baby girl. Whoever Susan never gave up but she got into another relationship and after three years of dating , she got a baby but this time an idea struck her and she took the baby to another place of work. Today the child is in form four student at Alliance girls high school and with greater vision ahead of her


Story Attributes/Tags

  • I won't remember this story for very long
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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: Female
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mauko, Busia, Kenya
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