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I do not like to talk about my time in Sierra Leone, but I think I’m ready to start.
Growing up in Sierra Leone was probably the best thing that ever happened to me. I carry with me fond memories of my childhood, growing up on 22 Thompson Street in the one-storey house with red doors and windows and zebra themed paint. Evenings were spent riding bikes with my best friend Fatmata. Weekend afternoons spent playing scrabble and watching our favorite Disney movies with my siblings and neighbors in our living room. Those memories I have kept, happily. [excerpt]
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Aluko-Roberts, Rashida, "To Empathize With An Enemy" (2013). SURGE. 57.