For me, the real litmus test of fluency has always been: Can I use this language to convince a native speaker that I exist?
Whenever I travel, I make a point to speak the local language as much as possible.
I dream of raising a child with Wazhazhe ie as their first language.
Parenting didn’t just change the way I talked and behaved, it changed the way I saw the world.
Family has blessed my life and trusted me to tell our stories for true. To render us on the page in recognizable ways. From the first word to the last.
These stories are my inheritance, which is not the same as sole ownership.
What kind of story would you like to write?
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