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“I Am Sorry. We Are Sorry.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Formally Apologizes to Canada’s LGBTQ Community

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took steps to mend the nation’s fractured relationship with its own LGBT community. In the House of Commons, he issued a lengthy, formal apology to queer Canadians who’d been fired from their jobs and the military during the Cold War. Trudeau, who teared ...

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When The Bully Said Sorry

He was a nightmare – this boy who is now a man. He loved the pain he inflicted and the grief he left in his wake. And we feared him. Years have passed since I last saw him. But the morning came at Spar in Lekki when I ran into ...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF HEALING

Growing up, some of us had things we kept in locked boxes. Things we pushed far away into the darkest parts of our minds. Hoping they’d never see the light. Some of us never healed from them. We still have trust issues. Some of us never talked about them. I ...

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THE CHILDREN OF THE NOTHING

She sat on the brown upholstered couch, her favorite spot in the old duplex home. A portrait of her family was in her slightly arthritic right hand, and her phone was in her left. Dike’s number was the last number she had dialed on her phone. His secretary had been ...

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LOVE EVENTUALLY (Chapter 9)

If you’re just joining us, then you really should catch up on previous chapters of this Phidelian love story. Click below to check out the chapters: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 And now for today’s chapter… * December 2015 ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 31)

I watch with remorse as Ijeoma’s mother totters on unsteady legs, on her arthritic way out of the room. “I hope you’re happy now?” the young girl beside her, Amara spits out at me through clenched teeth, as she does her utmost best to steady Ijeoma’s mother with one hand, ...

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The EKSPLANATION

So again, I was perusing the blogosphere, when I happened on THIS PIECE penned by Elnathan John. Lawd! I read and I laughed hard. And you know me, when I see a good humorous write-up, I have to share, to spread the joy. So, read and enjoy. * My husband, ...

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Hapless

Humphrey dey tensed. Between the starched clothes wey him dear wear and him sef, na the question of which one stiff pass. My guy stand there, resemble robot wen e remote don spoil. E waka go front, then come back, e look up. E put hand for waist, come cross ...

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PATCHES (An Easter Story)

Then came Peter to him and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Till seven times? Jesus said unto him, “I say not unto thee until seven times: but, until seventy times seven.” * Adanna sat on the deckchair that was on her ...

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‘Forgive Mel Gibson.’ – Journalist Urges Hollywood To End Blacklist

Eight years after Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic rant during a drunk-driving arrest, Hollywood is debating the rehabilitation of an Oscar winner who was once one of the industry’s most bankable stars. The heated discussion was sparked by a March 12 opinion piece in Deadline Hollywood by Allison Hope Weiner, a freelance ...

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