Civil Peace Quotes

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"Jonathan Iwegbu counted himself extraordinarily lucky. 'Happy survival!' meant so much more to him than just a current fashion of greeting old friends in the first hazy days of peace. It went deep to his heart. He had come out of the war with five inestimable blessings—his head, his wife Maria's head, and the heads of three out of four of their children. As a bonus he also had his old bicycle—a miracle too but naturally not to be compared to the safety of five human heads." (Paragraph 1, p. 1).

"Then he made the journey to Enugu and found another miracle waiting for him. It was unbelievable. He rubbed his eyes and looked again and it was still standing there before him. But, needless to say, even that monumental blessing must be accounted as totally inferior to the five heads in the...

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