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It’s been five days since Kenny Badmus ‘broke the internet’ with his coming out post on Facebook. And in that time, there have been both love and hate reactions from different people with access to the internet. The brand expert has acknowledged them all and had something to say to ...

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Kenny Badmus Comes Out As Gay

This is a mistake a lot of us make. We all want to change people to conform to our preferences. We find it easier to play god in the lives of people we did not make. – Kenny Badmus. Brand expert, Kenny Badmus, came out in a post on Facebook, ...

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AND HERE WE ARE!…AGAIN

I don’t know about you but 2014 was a year of struggle for me. This year tried me on all fronts: spiritual, financial, relational, and in a myriad of other ways. The headlines screamed gloom and doom: kidnapped girls, explosions, missing planes to name a few. We buried far too ...

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THE YEAR THAT NEVER WAS

This wasn’t the year I planned. This wasn’t how things were supposed to unfold. This wasn’t in the script. 12 months ago, as I prepared to change the calendar, it was all there stretched out in front of me; the dreams, the hopes, the visions of what was ahead. The ...

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I AM A FOOL

I am a fool I stupidly believe Before I have seen * I am a fool I have faith in a big book By men who knew no school * I am a fool I believe iron floats And animals can speak * I am a fool I believe the ...

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The Love Of A Man For His Woman: Brad Pitt Speaks About His Wife, Angelina Jolie

“My wife got sick. She was constantly nervous because of problems at work, personal life, her failures and children. She lost 30 pounds and weighted about 90 pounds. She got very skinny and was constantly crying. She was not a happy woman. She had suffered from continuing headaches, heart pain ...

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IT’S UP TO YOU AND ME

“The world is shit.” A friend of mind told me that a while back, and I don’t blame him. The world really is messed up. It’s messed up because we mess it up. You and I, maybe more of You than I, but this is no time to apportion blame; ...

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#DifferentTypesOfSame: Call Me Special/I Bloom Like A Rose

I recently watched a short film by Ishaya Bako titled “Enitan”. In the movie, the protagonist, Enitan was a young girl stigmatized and ridiculed by peers and teachers, because of her inability to learn at the same pace with her mates. She was called stupid, dumb and treated like an ...

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#DifferentTypesOfSame: My Claim To Sameness

Two routes lead to my house, and for reasons I cannot remember, I follow one route when going out and follow the other when returning home. (I guess it’s just a weird habit) Recently, a motorcyclist tried taking my ‘out-route’ on my way home, and somehow my brain revolted. I ...

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#DifferentTypesOfSame: THE GIFT OF DIFFERENCE

FOREWORD: People who champion noble causes are people who should be admired. Celebrities. Moguls. And people like my friend, Godfrey Orji. For as long as I’ve known him, Godfrey has been a spokesperson for the autism, using what he has – in this case, writing – to educate the world ...

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