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

Bitter Experience In My Life

BITTER EXPERIENCE IN MY LIFE I am girl aged seventeen years but what i can say is that i have experienced much difficult for being a last born in my family.My elder brother began to be slak in the year two thousand and seven.For now it has taken five years of pain and troubles in my family.He is unable he cant even support himself in any way, my family members have spent alot of money consulting more and more doctors, people of different opinions have come in a waay of helping him but the disease continues to worsen. I have to leave school for asome months to go and take care of him in hosptal, washing him, dressing him and even feeding him, it hurts. I leave in a world o f shading tears every now and then i dont even concentrate in my education, am really affected my life is weak and always think of helping my brother who really makes me so much stressed We went on and took him to Ampathy organization for testing and got him positive, he is really undergoing suffering together with a new infection.Am really suffering


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by 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
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kitale, Kenya
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