[Day 33] How they arrived

This essay is about those from a poor country who get scholarships to attend university in the US. I was inspired by the transition theme of NoViolet Bulawayo’s “We need new names”. The style of “How they arrived” mirrors the style of three short stories in the book: “How they appeared”, “How they left” and “How they lived”. I love the way NoViolet used the third person voice in those short stories. Her “they” sounded impersonal yet emerged to be oddly personal, with a face, a voice, even a personality I can sympathize with. 
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[Day 33] How they arrived

[Day 11] 10 alternatives to Tinder

Tender: Tinder for chicken strip lovers

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[Day 11] 10 alternatives to Tinder