In Defence of Difference : In Commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust


‘IF ONLY AN HARMONIOUS WORLD IS
NOT AN ILLUSION’

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“The man dies in him who sees the truth but refuses to speak It.” so goes the famous quote from Wole Soyinka. This year marks seventy years since the Holocaust, an event that today is a stain on the conscience of not only Germany, where it all started from, but the whole of Europe. From 1939 to 1945, Nazi Germany orchestrated the systematic murder of six million Jews, men, women, children, and old people. No one was spared in the largest act of genocide against one singular group in recorded history. But usually Holocaust historians often make it seem about Jews alone, the other five million, Gypsies, Roma, Physically and mentally handicapped persons and homosexuals who were declared as unfit to live and killed in the most gruesome manner possible. It was the worst example of man’s inhumanity to man, a bloody reminder of how much evil envy and ignorance…

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MY VILLAGE EXPERIENCE 3


MY VILLAGE EXPERIENCE

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On the farm pathway

    In all, I anticipated an awesome,fun filled,  historic and fulfilling trip to my village. I must say, it wasn’t short of what I expected; it was worth it that I didn’t want to leave. Voila, the city comes calling for my return; the city awaits my village story.

I left the village in anticipation of year 2016 visit.

I came I saw I witnessed I learned

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Legudu groove

It was a day of selfies and photography, as we took selfies with everything in sight even fruits.
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Selfie with cocoa

    Not to forget the food part, the mothers did wonderfully well, the food was amazing. From the ogi (pap) & akara (bean cake) to *my best part* Amala and Abula (ewedu and gbegiri- spinach&beanssoup)  to rice and maet to top am. Kudos to dem mama. 

2015 will surely be a fulfilling year!!!!!

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