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“This is where I grew up.”

“Doesn’t look like much, Papa.”

“Many people lost their property during the Revolution of 1979… businesses, lands and houses. The junta seized everything, then left them to rot.”

“And now the government’s returning it all to their rightful owners, thanks to democracy and a constitutional reform.”

“Yes Kofi. Your grandfather’s estate has been released to me, his next of kin… I wish he were here to see this.”

“So… what next?”

“We rebuild the farm from scratch.”

“A bent tree isn’t broken, right?”

“Right. We can straighten this tree. It’s called healing, son.”


Friday Fictioneers is a meme by Madison Woods.

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