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TWO GRACES – SEVEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO SEVEN                Two hours ago, her brain was on five percent battery. There are days the tiredness came in both forms, physical and mental. She knew her body needed rest yet her mind needed it to move, to burn the anxiety right out. Landing …

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TWO GRACES – SIX

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBOSIX                        Kay’s clinical judgment on her mother’s health further reiterated Grace’s initial suspicions. The older woman had been compliant with her medications, she hadn’t felt dizzy or lightheaded neither had her blood pressure risen any higher than its normal range. In fact, it was lower …

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TWO GRACES – FIVE

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO FIVE                        The woman looked up from her cup of coffee. She was on a white flowery nighty and her hair neatly packed in a hair net. Aside the compulsory vertical line that aging was dragging down her smooth face at all cost, she still …

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TWO GRACES – Three

“Are you trying to starve me?” Her forehead furrowed. Yeah, this was a complete non-joke because at times like this it was insane to smile. “No, ma’am!” Mrs. Jesse responded as politely as she could mutter. “My bones were eating themselves up to stay alive.” Grace sounded even meaner and …

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TWO GRACES – Two

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO TWO The atmosphere of tension had become so severe and pervasive that one could barely see more than a few feet in any direction. Everything came across as being louder than usual, the ticking clock especially. Some minutes ago, Grace Philips had considered removing a …

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TWO GRACES – Grace Ochigbo

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO Time and chance happens to us all                 Grace held tighter to Omojo’s right hand. The 4-year old is desperately in need of some air of freedom – not from the very recent hot humid weather of the SouthWest or the rapidly melting down economy …

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Noma’s Dream – Final episode

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE EIGHTEEN “So?” “So…” Noma smiles genuinely from ear-to-ear. “So you would drop by Onitsha before proceeding to Ofabo, my girl?” “What?” she exclaims before she could hold herself. “Who is your ‘girl’? Wha… how… how am I…” She stammers and Akoji’s continuous loud giggles …

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NOMA’S DREAM – 17

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SEVENTEEN              Mr. P. walks through the door into the VIP section of his well-equipped gym. He notices the wall socket isn’t switched off and he bends over to press it when his eyes meet something on the floor. It’s a beaded bangle and …

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Noma’s Dream – 16

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE SIXTEEN The house looks completely deserted and even though everything is still in its usual position; the size of the rooms and appliances are not altered at all. However, there’s a difference in the atmosphere, a difference in the air filling the house. There’s …

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Noma’s Dream – Episode 15

NOMA’S DREAM – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE FIFTEEN “It’s not what you think, Honey.” Prof Akpa finally finds his voice. He thinks about love and consequences for a minute before moving slowly towards the door where his wife is standing, frozen. Her eyes dead with fear and he knows better than …

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