188:a-letter-to-my-pops
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A Letter To My Pops

Dear Papa, They came out in large numbers to our small family home. …
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176:this-will-be-a-wild-ride
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This will be a wild ride

Dear sweet beautiful girl, I call you beautiful because I know that you don’t think of yourself as this yet. Yes you are popular in school …
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Who do you want to be?

Dear 2008 (July) Tom, You’re now pushing 26. You’re in a state of confusion about life and career. You feel like you’ve drifted apart …
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Wassup Old Dee

Such is life right Dee? Remember 2013 man when you were all excited about getting to an English-named Kenyan campus [Egerton University]? Th …
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It is well...is it really?

Dear Nji, Ever heard the words, ‘It is well’, and you wondered what is so well when you are in mourning? …
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TO YOUNGER JULIET

Dear Juliet, Living in the shadow of pain will make you question everything about yourself, your choices and the people you let into your l …
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N'OUBLIEZ PAS DE VOUS PARDONNER

From Me to Me,Life never prepares you for the emptiness it is bound to bring. There’s about to be a quake in your world and you have two o …
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DEAR LORNA

Dear Lorna, Initially when you were informed about diabetes you thought it was for the elderly only. It was the sugar monster from far away …
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LIVE FREE

Dear 18 year old Barbara, You are yet to experience grief but you are about to. …
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DEAR DD

Dear Dd,It will hurt when she’s gone. It’s been almost two years and I still miss her. Her death will not necessarily come as a surprise …
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DEAR FAITH

Dear Faith, Yesterday I was in a car with someone who was born around the same time dad was. Looking at him I could only guess the type of …
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LET IT GO

Dear Amy, The fighting stopped but dad doesn’t sleep on his side of the bed anymore. He travels a lot more and for longer periods of time …
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REMEMBER YESTERDAY

Dear Ciiku, If you are reading this, it is as I have feared. Morning has come and with it the darkness and despair of yesterday has disappe …
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ON THE NIGHT YOU LOSE YOURSELF

Dearest Kemunto, On the night you lose yourself you will be in your room alone clutching desperately onto a moment when you were eating bou …
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Breathe, Just Breathe

You know in books/movies/series when something huge happens to the protagonist – good or bad (but in most cases bad) - then everything cha …
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Dear Kene

Dear Kene, KK, or whatever nickname you use to go by then, seriously I can't remember, you'll understand why eventually. …
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THE INTERVENING PERIOD

 Darling, There are things, and then there are Things- you know: the ones with a capital “t.” …
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NOW I KNOW PAIN

The older I get the lonelier I feel. Adult smiles are brief then we walk past each other. The mind is more imaginative. That’s good when i …
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YOUNG WAIRIMU

Yo! Young Wairimu, Okay, so maybe I shouldn’t start a letter to my younger self that way. But, on a serious note, I would only write a …
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YOU WERE ONCE WILD HERE, DON’T LET THEM TAME YOU

Dear 26 year old Amandla, You spent the past 10 years working your butt off so your sister and brother would have the same opportunities yo …
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