In the land of iguocha where people are known for excess beauty lived a certain beautiful girl named Amara. Definitely not the most beautiful girl in the land, but obviously the most desired. Her spotless skin was neither fair nor dark it was somewhere in between, glowing like glass smoothly like a silk her flawless skin was the envy of the other maidens in the land, even though she was from a very poor background, her smile bright like the morning sun was enough to make every male species desire the sight of her and her suitors were many even though she was still in school did not stop increasing.
From a very poor family did not stop her dream of becoming a medical doctor in other to take her family out of poverty. she had watch on her neighbor’s television the way doctors dress smartly in white apparels in the hospital and have vowed to focused squarely on her studies in other to reach her aim.
Amara started school late but at nineteen , she was in her final year in secondary school and she had never lost the top position in her school, and she looked forward in writing the popular WAEC which was feared by all the secondary students. She had burned candles in the long vacation and now the resumption is finally here with much energy. her dream is finally coming to fulfilment. she had hope of meeting the scholarship in other not to have any problem in school. Little did she know about her destiny and it took another turn.
Something unexpected happened , something which change her course of life for ever.
I closed the lid of my diary as warm tears glisten my eyes, I wanted them to go away as usual but they rolled in uncontrollable down my eyes. I did not waist time to brush them away knowing fully well that it will be a wasted efforts. A warm hand touched my shoulder tenderly bringing me back to my surrounding. the cameras were already in place as five pairs of eyes looked at me with concern in their eyes.
“Are u ready” the manager asked me??
I shivered and nodded my head and turned to the camera.
“Hello” I said to the tape recording.
“my name is Amara peters….and here is my story”
CAN’T HOLD MY TEARS