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

The Narrow Escape

It was a Monday morning when i woke up from my bed,i heard some people murmuring from the house.I decided to put my ears wide to heard what was happening or going on. I was shocked when some neighbors saying that "they were supposed to be killed''. I stood my eyes and mouth wide open till i could not find the clue. The one who cares ''almighty God'' i could not believe what i heard it left me with wonders.Its the thieves who tried to break into my cousins hotel in Sondu.They came and found out that she lit a candle to check for her boiling beans for beans for tomorrow to serve suddenly she heard a strong hit of a stone in her window, a minute a man tried to enter through the window but it goes in a bad lack. The same night the man was still trying to save his life but he couldn't reason, my cousin closed the window while his head is still hanging in the hotel but the body was just hanging outside.she tries to scream but no one shows up she continue screaming she felt tired and let the man escapes.The man has to thank God for the narrow escape.If something like that happen people should help the person or deseased.


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  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to MY COUSIN

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Sondu/kadiang'a, Kisumu, Kenya
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