Rehema’s Story

Getty's Image I was sitting in my room thinking how lucky I was to be here in London. It seemed like just the other day when my world had turned upside down. I left my home in Kenya when a woman whom I thought was my friend told me about a job at Pathfinder International, …

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Dinner With the Changs

He was in the lobby waiting for Michelle when Karine walked in. Like clockwork, his heart began to pound. She didn't notice him sitting there and walked over to the desk to talk to Gatimu. Jason watched her, his eyes traveling over her figure in the yellow dress which flattered her figure and complexion. It …

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Meeting Michelle

The next morning (Tuesday) he met Michelle. When he saw her his mind immediately went to Betsy Ming, the Cranberry shag carpet and glinting gizmos. She was a girl from school who had invited him over to her parents' house when no one was at home to show him her father's fancy gadgets but they …

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First Day at Work

It was his first day for work. He was sitting in the lounge. The company car had picked him outside of his apartment building at seven sharp and brought him over to the company which was about a forty-five minute drive. He was told to wait in the lobby and that someone would be down …

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In Nairobi

It was his first night in Nairobi. He had arrived in the morning. It was the fastest flight from Hong Kong and it took 14 hours. As soon as he got to the fully furnished apartment which was enormous and immaculate, he stripped and took a shower. Feeling refreshed, he wandered from room to room, …

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Off to Nairobi

As he sat there, waiting to board his flight to Nairobi, Kenya, he could still hear his mother demanding for the umpteenth time, "Why do you have to go there?" "My company is sending me there, Ma." "Why Africa? Why not America or Canada or England?" "They need me in Nairobi. Besides, I've always wanted …

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The Wrong Brother?

"I wish I had married Roger." "Nigel's brother?" "Yes." "But why? Nigel's a sweet man." "He's dull, dull, dull. Roger's more exciting. Not to mention, very attractive. It's too bad I met him after I married Nigel. I honestly believe that I married the wrong brother." "Don't say that." "Why not? It's how I feel. …

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Love and Friendship

Russell Wong and Vonetta Willimans attended the same high school and the same university.  And now they were working at the same company.  Her friends teased her, "It seems like the two of you are destined to be together.  Why don't you go out with him?" "He hasn't asked me," Vonetta informed them curtly.  Was …

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