Jabulani Pines for Max

Jabulani felt spent from crying every night when she was lying in bed, thinking about Max and aching for him. Weeks had passed since they last spoke to each other. Why had he stopped calling her? She tried calling him on his cell but it went straight to voice mail which was always full which …

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A Painful Decision

He had to do it. It pained him to even think about it but he couldn't continue living a lie. He was madly in love with Jabulani and he wanted to be with her. Avianna was going to be heartbroken, devastated and he wished he could spare her from all that but it was unavoidable. …

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Avianna Gets Her Wish

Dr. Max Klein was at the In Studio television station. Behind him was the production team. He was there to shoot his part in a Public Service Announcement for the charitable gala hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Ruthorham. In a few minutes, he would be sitting down and sharing his story of his …

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Jabulani Arrives in London

After kissing and saying goodbye to Avianna, Dr. Klein let himself out of the house and went down the short flight of steps to where his car was parked. It was about five minutes after seven in the evening. He was on his way to pick Jabulani up from Heathrow. Excitement filled him. It had …

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In London

"So, how does it feel to be back in London?" Avianna asked Max. They had arrived the day before and were in their Modern, bright and spacious new apartment in Kensington. They bought it soon after Max was hired to be the personal physician of the Duke of Ruthorham and his family. Gordon, a friend …

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Saying Goodbye…For Now

"This is goodbye until we see each other again in London," Max said to Jabulani. They were alone outside of her family's house. He had come to say goodbye to her parents. He and Avianna were leaving on an early flight in the morning. "I'm going to miss you," Jabulani told him. She longed to …

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Jabulani’s Exciting Future

Jabulani leaned against the wall, thinking about her future.  Soon, she would be packing her portmanteau and leaving Johannesburg for London.  She couldn’t wait. Thanks to Dr. Klein, her sponsor and lover, she was going to study at the University of London.  Tomorrow, she was attending a special luncheon for her and other sponsored students …

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A Dreaded Meeting

"You know what I'm going to miss when we leave Johannesburg?" Avianna asked Max one afternoon when they were relaxing in the living-room. He had gone home for lunch and had a few hours to kill before heading back to the hospital. "What's that?" "Knitting neighbors and nagging noises." "I'm not sure I understand what …

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The Costume Party

She was sitting on the sofa when her mother led him into the living-room. He couldn't stop staring at her. She looked exquisite. "Hello, Jabulani," he greeted her quietly. "Hello, Doctor," she replied. "Do you like my costume?" "Yes, I do." "I'm dressed as a swan." "Yes, a very beautiful swan." "And you're dressed as …

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Avianna’s Interview

"Good evening and welcome to Insight Weekly. I'm your host, Bill Whitaker. This evening, I have a very special guest here with me. She recently won a humanitarian award for her work in Africa. She has appeared on numerous television shows, including CNN and BBC and in several magazines. She recently made TIME's list of …

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