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1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 2

“Which Dauda? Isn’t that the name of Otunba Adekunle’s gateman?” Mrs. Phillips asked in a voice that was devoid of empathy. “N-n-n-o-o-o, ma,” Gloria stuttered.  “Dauda na de mechanic wey dey–” `A quick slap across the face ended Gloria’s explanation. “You got pregnant for a mechanic?” Mrs. Phillips asked, as if she felt that getting … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 2

1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 1

Twice it had happened that morning, and Mrs. Phillips was losing her patience.  She had called this boy almost five times, before he finally answered.  Dotun had only worked for a week, and she was already counting down to the day when she would kick him out of her house.  Yes, she had a date … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 1