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    Chapter 3 : The Man

    Three months now felt like three years to Efe. Stockholm weather was a changer for sure without warning. The sunlight reflecting from outside was quite deceiving; it felt warm when indoor but standing outside was a different situation. Lagos harmattan could not compare to Stockholm weather. To put the icing on the Cake, Aunt Schola husband showed up unannounced. He was a dark-skinned, tall and heavily built man. His potbelly was a typical representation of Lagos men that spent their hard earned money at the beer parlor. Efe could hear Aunty Schola and her husband arguing about something, but she could hardly understand what they were saying. Efe and Osasis…

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    Maya Angelou

    Wise words of Maya Angelou I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible. I know why the caged bird sings. Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first…

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    Chapter 2 : Home Not Home

    It took two hours to drive from the airport to the house. The ride was so long that the only response to Aunty Schola questions were either “yes, no or hmmm.” “We are home now; this is Huddinge,” Aunty Schola spoke in a high pitch voice. Efe could not understand what she was saying; it sounded like a bee buzzing in her ears. She opened the car door to step out, and  as her Aunty unlocked the car trunk. “What is the matter?” Aunty Schola asked Efe as she rubbed her cheeks. “Am tired Aunty,” Efe replied. She could not say hungry because she did not want her aunt to…

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    Chapter 1 : Her Arrival

    Complete Version Chapter 1 Hello everyone, hope you are enjoying reading my mini book. I completed chapter 1 finally and now you can read the completed version below. Feel free to comment or write me. Chapter 1 : Her Arrival Good Morning, Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to Arlanda Airport. Local Time is 9.00 am, and the temperature is 36 degrees, Celsius. Our arrival gate is Gate G34. For your safety and comfort, please remain seated with your seatbelt fastened until the seatbelt sign is turned off. This will indicate that you can move around and caution when opening the overhead bins. Please remove any personal belongings you may have brought…