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Being or becoming a MAN

Being or becoming a MAN in the African culture has several stages and phases, some physical, but most just grey unspoken areas of Machoness. …
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Adele Onyango

I did not know how important it was to know and love myself until I was 23 years into my life. I think maybe it was because until then, I ha …
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Dear Njoroge,

Greetings young STAR, I bow humbly at your feet in recognition of your divine spark cosmic wanderer. Born with the blood of a slave but b …
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Letter to my Younger Self - Oyunga Pala

I understand the frustration. At 15 years of age you are convinced that life is unfair. How are you going to cope now that father is dead? W …
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Dear 15 Year Old Njoroge

Hey! How is it going over there? Have you adjusted to boarding school life? The cold showers in second term? new food? harassment? making …
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Tamara

I know you want to shave your sideburns (I don’t know why you want to use Veet. It smells toxic and will only make those sideburns grow th …
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Exposing Yourself; Finding Mu.

Dear Teenage Mu, You are a strange creature, and that is where your beauty lies. If there is one thing I could tell you that you need to re …
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Sofia...the inside story

Dear Sofia. Wangechi; depending on who’s addressing you. I’d like to refer to you as Mini-me (eventually you’ll watch Austin Powers an …
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BE YOU

So, High School isn’t quite turning out like you thought it would? I’m cringing on the outside, remembering what you are going through n …
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This too shall pass but don’t let it just pass

Well this is awkward. You’re stubborn, I’m stubborn, but we’ll do our best here. …
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