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This young man would have now been 21 or 22 years old. Nevertheless, I considered myself physically strong and capable at 6 feet. I was going to ambush him. I was resolute in ending him and go to prison. Lucky for him and also for me, I...

And even though, I would receive an excellent review on my performance appraisal and many of my colleagues thought I would be given the role, I was blind-sided by my employers...

By then, we were both cornered by the police. I looked dead, straight down into the nozzle of the M-16 and I saw...

It was a breakup of a four-year relationship that happened two years ago. I needed it because I was not ‘one hundred’, holistically. I had breakdowns - mentally, emotionally. I was also...

There was a JUTC bus (Jamaica Urban Transit Company) that was coming up the road, I stepped into the road and at the last minute, I pulled myself back. That was when I realized I...

During attending university, I had difficulties paying. However, I was able to get my degree in marketing. My problems were far from over as I was unable to...

Because I've had very distressing times where the workload, everything about school has just been-- it has made me feel distraught and stressed and everything that has been bad, while, you know, there have been times when I...

You're trying to break that whole cycle of the single-parent home that you grew up in and that was my reason for keeping the family together and I could see that..

I honestly just wanted more money outside of my lunch money; the lunch money that I was getting couldn’t do what I wanted. Things like getting...

I don’t think it’s a fear. It’s a culture change. Not anything to do with fear. Jamaican men are culturally less likely to...