Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday Fragment: Growin' Up in Mozambique

Originally posted July 9, 2008

How you know you’re a 15-month-old American bebe growin’ up in Mozambique.

  1. You fall asleep while riding on the potholed roads and wake up on the smooth tarmac. And you pray before every drive in the car – even just around the block.
  2. Going to the doctor for shots is an all-day excursion across the border. And when you get funny bumps on you, you’re treated for both chicken pox and fly maggots.
  3. You have to add pages to your passport before you’re 15 months old.
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