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Love, The Greatest Gift of all

love is medicine

“He who loves a rose must put up with the thorns too”. These are the words inscribed on a picture portrait my late mum gave to me when I moved into the city of Nairobi in the year 2001 as a first year student in the University of Nairobi. The beautiful picture of red roses has always been on my wall since then. As I changed rooms each academic year in campus, I looked for a suitable spot to hang the portrait. As I have moved houses in Nairobi I always have a place for this portrait on my wall, even now it hangs proudly on my living room wall.

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