Fattening for Gabon

‎’No wahala…repetez après moi:

“We were rescued from the water by a caring crew…’
‘We were rescued from the water by a caring crew,’ we said.
‘ “We were more than these, but some are dead” ‘
‘We were more than these, but some are dead.’
‘ “We were tossed into the sea, and many of us died.” ‘
‘We were tossed into the sea, and many of us died.’
‘ “We had been at sea for three days before the sailors told us we were at risk.” ‘
‘We had been at sea for three days before the sailors told us we were at risk.’
‘ “We were heading for Cote d’Ivoire before the mishap.” ‘
‘We were heading for Cote d’Ivoire before the mishap.’

Excerpt from “Fattening for Gabon” from Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan. Book craft 2010 page 112

Child trafficking is sickening and going on around us.

It is a lucrative trade that capitalizes on the extreme poverty, greed and ignorance of many and deprives many kids of third childhood and innocence.

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