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Rural narratives

The unknown myth about rural buildings, the home where I grew up

I had great childhood memories only in the rural area, memories that can never depart from me.

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Rural narratives

Appreciating life situations: Reflections of rural women’s struggles.

Sometimes you need to stop complaining about the situation and appreciate life. Staying positive paves the way for one to see opportunities instead of limitations. While Lydia was confronted with fear, her Godfather told a story, which intended to encourage her to appreciate and embrace life with a positive attitude. It goes like, “When I was a high school boy, most of my classmates were from well-to-do families. I sometimes felt as a teenager that life was unfair, and mine could have been better too.

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Personal Stories

Life lessons I have learned growing up

Growing up, life circumstances have taught me diverse lessons. These lessons have shaped the way I think, perceive things and consequently how I do them. Among the lessons, I share three of them.

Firstly, I have learned to be the owner of my story. You can never own what someone else experienced or possess what is theirs. You can only attribute your success stories and experiences through your contact and connection with other people. But that personal encounters belong to you and only you alone.