He must trust, and he must have faith. And so he builds, because what is building, and rebuilding and rebuilding again, but an act of faith?
But while Sasha told us that in America even the most successful men can have but one wife at once--my father had six--and talked about escalators, indoor plumbing, and the various laws of the land, he did not warn us that I would be told by American teenagers that I should go back to Africa.
Many of the members of the class had never held ice.
We ate, if we were fortunate, a spoonful of food each day. We drank as much water as we could keep in our cupped hands. The dying began on the fifth day.