Long Distance Dedication: Mother’s Day. Now in Press: Growing up by Ntemfac Ofege.

Now in Press: Growing up by Ntemfac Ofege. Part of United Media Incorporated’s Children Education Series, CES. Long Distance Dedication. To my mother, Grace Shatu Lami, whose loving presence lingers on after all these years. Still Cut: My name is Rafael-Rene Munkwa. I am ten years old. My father’s name is Mr. Solomon Munkwa while my moth-er is Mrs. Maimouna Munkwa. Mamma sometimes called me Papi. She said that my grandmother gave me the name. I do not remember being born, but Mamma told me that I gave her more trouble than was my due. Mamma said that I first showed signs of coming on a Sunday morning and then I changed my mind about the whole business……

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