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June 2016.



“I thought the Ark would keep me safe. I didn’t know it would be tossed by the flood. He placed it on the mountains, far above the valley. My dove went out and never came back. He remembered me, He sent an Arc …”



Chapter 1



Sitting in a bus, I'm lost in my thoughts.
I'm looking out just to keep my thoughts real.
So much noise keeps distracting me.

"This medicine dey kill Malaria, Typhoid, Headache..." If only this woman by my side can just keep her voice low or round up this sales of hers. I bowed my head to say a little prayer.

"Lord, all I need is a miracle..."

My phone rings, its mum.
I really can't talk now in this noisy place.

Then it beeps again.
This, hopefully is the text I've been waiting for.
"Dear Applicant, it was a very tough decision informing you that you were not shortlisted for the next stage of the interview..."



Somehow, I didn't feel too bitter.
This is my 5th or 6th or 7th interview.
Again, I have been told I wasn't successful. Yet no one tells me why.

I called the man hawking buns and bought about five with a bottle of drink.

"Dear Lord, I know you sit in heaven.
Just in case you forgot my name, my name is Rachael and my story is real...



Dear esteemed readers, this is a story you'd love to read till the last chapter. Please stay glued as we bring you a chapter every week for the next 19 weeks.

Enjoy the ride. Gracefully written by Temitope Ogunjuyigbe. undefined
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