Abiosh Nicol, Sierra Leone (1924 - 1994) Characters Bola (A Widow) Asi (Bola's Granddaughter) Meji (Bola's 7th son who is Bola's 6th son's rebirth) - 30 Years Old. Works in the city 90 miles away from home. He has a BLACK MARK ON HIS LEFT BUTTOCK Musa (Magician) - Muslim Mrs Meji (She comes to Kumansenu to deliver the news of her husband's death) Mr Addai This story based on magic realism shows the power of love and the sweetness of life. It captures the gratitude of the children toward their parents. Bola is a widow who lives with her granddaughter Asi. She gave birth to six sons, but unfortunately, all of them died. When the last son dies, the village magician Musa advises Bola to break the bones of the dead child and mangle (mutilate) it so that he could not come to torment her (Unbearable physical pain). However, her heart didn't allow her to do so and then makes a black mark on the buttock of her sixth
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