My father Samuel was a soldier. Expectedly I grew up around guns. I remember once asking a young soldier to give me a lesson on how the AK-47 works. A good number of the boys I grew up with were drawn to the power of the barrel. They ended up as soldiers and commissioned officers. I was also tempted to take after my father. My father understanding this started very early to plant in my heart the love of books, in other to broaden my horizon and to make me know that all are not born soldiers.
One of the very first books I read as a child was the
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