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The Perseverance Of Mom And The Power Of God

“When a mother is hungry, she prepares a meal for her children.” – A Ghanaian…

A Letter To A Ghost

I don’t know if you sleep on a bed or in a casket. I don’t…

Why I Wasn’t Writing

Over the last four months my alarm was set at 4:00 am—3 hours after my…

A Better Country For Mom

I thought I heard mom call out my name. I stopped to listen intently. But…

God Doesn’t Look Like David Sey

I saw my father for the first time when I was nineteen. He was also…

My Father’s Daughter

My dear Nadia, It’s hard to believe that you are 20 years old today, it…

Dear Mom

Dear Mom, When I was a boy, you told me to think about the bruises…

I Am Afraid

“No, I am not afraid to die—it’s every breath that comes before.” The Oh Hellos…

My Father

I’ve come to accept that I am probably never going to meet my father. I…

New Year, Same Me

We are now several days into 2016, and the new year has already confirmed what I…