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THE ILLUSION OF THE ‘HEALTHY IMMIGRANT’: A Note on Rudolf Ogoo Okwonko’s This American Life Sef

Title: This American Life Sef Author: Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo Publisher: Winepress Publishing Number of pages: 94 Year of publication: 2016 You behold America the beautiful. The triple-decker burger and the giant cup of coke and cars that are wider than … Continue reading

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END OF YEAR IN BENDE AND BEYOND

Otu Omu is hardly 100% bliss. For one, it is the worst time to be the poor son or daughter who can’t make significant contributions towards your parent’s party. It is also a time for less privileged celebrants to embrace painful reality, seeing the superior gifts and personalities that flood some other celebrants’ booths. Continue reading

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A SORTIE INTO OKPOSI, EBONYI STATE

It was strange that Pastor Kingsley had no signs of leprosy or tuberculosis because the way he talked about the ‘glorious’ past of the Leper Colony, you would think that he used to be a beneficiary. You would think that back then, it was enviable to be leprous. Continue reading

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