Living Memories

#OdeToYouth Lesson 5: Forgive your parents and yourself

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When I was in my early 20s, I was very angry person. It didn’t take much to get me to fly off the handle and over-react with wild gesticulations and…

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#OdeToYouth – Lesson 3: (Guest blogger) – No success without Sacrifice.

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My friend, who writes the #PassionatelyKenyan blog is also an ex-youth like me – she is my age. She is a C-level executive for a large government organisation and I can tell…

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#OdeToYouth: Lesson 2 – Learn how to sweep a floor

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My last day of high school was a Thursday. My mother, one of several accomplished hoteliers and caterers in our family, had arranged that I would start apprenticeship at the…

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