Sunday Afternoon with Tobias

"So, how was your date with--what's her name?" Puah asked, trying not to sound resentful. It was Sunday afternoon and they were sitting outside on the patio of the apartment building where they lived. She had called him earlier and he had told her he would be out there. "It was great," he replied. "Is …

Daraja’s New Life

Daraja loved this small Italian coastal town, surrounded by the Tyrrhenian Sea.  It was nothing like her home, Sokoto, Nigeria’s poorest village. Four years ago, at age 16, she had to quit school when her widowed father died.  Her older brother worked as a mechanic while she sold bread and water.  Then, a neighbor told …

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