[four, or riverful of bleeding women]

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#JusticeForAnita #Justice4Osebe and for the countless ones who’s stories are never told or heard.

ku[to]starehe

did they tell you about the dead little girl?

she lived with her family in kisii. she was four years old.

did you hear about anita osebe moi?

she died from acute heart failure. her four-year-old heart.

but do you know what he did to her?

her heart failed because he raped her. he killed her. he sunk her body with a rock. he was there when they found her body. he was there when they took her body home. he was there, and then he wasn’t. he’s gone.

did you hear her parents screams making their way across the country?

you probably did. you hear them every day. but they sound so much like the wind, or the wind sounds so much like them, and isn’t it easy to ignore the wind?

so, did they tell you about the dead little girl?

maybe they didn’t, but there are so many dead and dying little…

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