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Life Trajectories

Life Trajectories: Her Father's Daughter 2

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It was evening already. The Hospital was buzzing with well Wishers. The new Mother was still perplexed – she still would not carry her baby. She lay in her student sized hospital bed, gazing into nothingness. Visitor’s were permitted into the Ward but as soon as they saw the new mother’s expression, they kept their congratulatory messages in check.
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Life Trajectories: Woli Agba, the swindler

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi I’m working on a project that requires the use of frames. I reached out to a couple of people and even got a Facebook contact who from the East, linked me up with a few persons in Lagos. Everything was looking bright but because of the…
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Life Trajectories: See 'GOBE'

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It’s 3:30am and I wish I could just continue to sleep but I MUST work. On days like this, I speed up my morning routine. Unfortunately, I began to feel hungry. I’m rarely hungry in the mornings, so the pain I was feeling was an indication of something more- I knew I needed to eat but I can’t spare a few minutes to cook anything. I do not have the…
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Life Trajectories: 'Never mind' girl

Mercy Oluwakemi Adeniyi I was reprimanded at work for a mistake that wasn’t totally mine and my day was almost ruined. Baby me, I had cried my eyes out in the toilet after been severely scolded. I’m the usual quiet office girl and the days incident only…
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Life Trajectories: My Life Is Sweet…

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It was a Thursday and I was home. I had planned to do a lot of reading and writing. My to-do list had been prepared the night before and I had been awake at about 5:00am to set the ball rolling. At about 8:30am, I had a social media break.
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My Eyes Have Seen…

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi It was my birthday – The 5th of September, 2019 and it was a Thursday. I left the house late that morning ‘cos I tried to make some quick cash, helping my sister out with some school work (I’m jack of all trade 😂). I’m used to leaving the house 4:30 am. I’m used to having ‘sane’ and ‘quiet’ morning trips on…
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