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1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 4

  Dotun’s father, Mr. Ogunleye, was a farmer in Isare-Remo, that peaceful town in Ogun State.  He was also a palm-wine tapper, but neither of these two trades fetched enough money to take care of his family of four.  His only son, Dotun had been apprenticed to several tradesmen so many times, that Baba Dotun … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 4

1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 3

The arrangement was that Mama Joy would complete all her chores during the day and return to her home at the end of every day.  Since her home was a walkable distance from Mrs. Phillips’ house, she had no need for transport fare.  So, she came every day, cooked and cleaned for Mrs. Phillips, ran … Continue reading 1, 2, 3 Disappear: Part 3