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The boys from Baga
Trained to Kill: How Four Boy Soldiers Survived Boko Haram
War  civilwar  Nigeria  africa  blood  children  strategy  violence  crime  terrorism  HeartOfDarkness 
june 2017 by amaah
The Secret Language of Tennis Champions
on cryptophasia - the secret language that twins often adopt/develop as children
adoption  development  children  language  twins  culture  biology 
october 2013 by amaah
EMAIL FROM AMERICA: Ominira is in a relationship
I found out on Facebook that our teenage daughter Ominira is in a relationship. I am not handling it very well. I had always assumed that I would be the only man in her life. We have a special bond even though she is one of our four children.
culture  humour  immigration  nigeria  observation  perception  Africa  children  family 
april 2011 by amaah
Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior
Tenacious practice, practice, practice is crucial for excellence; rote repetition is underrated in America.
parenting  culture  youth  education  strategy  china  children  usa 
january 2011 by amaah
Osu Children's Library
a friend reminisces about my favourite place on earth
nostalgia  memory  culture  Accra  urban  library  Osu  neighbourhood  communities  children  education  city  reading  books 
february 2010 by amaah
Waiting BY E.C.Osondu (pdf)
“If the war will end soon, why are the Red Cross people sending us to America?”
“Because they don’t want us to join the Youth Brigade and shoot and kill and rape and loot and burn and steal and
destroy and fight to the finish and die and not go to school.”
literature  writing  africa  refugee  war  children  observation  civilwar  memory  culture  filetype:pdf  media:document 
may 2009 by amaah
Photo Gallery: UNICEF's Photos of the Year
reminding me that I need to make my annual contribution
photo  photography  children  youth  poverty  development 
december 2008 by amaah
The Boys and the Subway
I guess they hadn’t seen that many 3-year-olds sobbing, “Local…I want the local.”
writing  art  children  nyc  NewYork  subway  transportation  observation  urban  city 
july 2008 by amaah
Mindful of Symbols
On the way to learning that one thing can represent another, young children often conflate the real item and its symbol. These errors show how difficult it is to start thinking symbolically
science  development  children  thinking  education  cognition 
august 2005 by amaah
The Joy Of Small Things
"Someone started calling the furniture Weapons of Mass Destruction."
life  happiness  children  babies  cousins  aunts  family  scramble  conversation  airlines  buses  plans  SmallThings  NewYork  NewJersey  whimsy  funny  travel  journalism  storytelling  shopping  joy  food  jollof  Ghana  toli  airline 
july 2005 by amaah
Children’s Drawings from Darfur
Ethan's commentary on the harrowing images and very real human cost of the Darfur tragedy.
Africa  Sudan  war  Darfur  children  images  drawings  sad  harrowing  art 
april 2005 by amaah

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