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Barack Obama

“How does the saying go? When two locusts fight, it is always the crow that feasts.'
Is that a Luo expression?' I asked. Sayid's face broke into a bashful smile.
We have a similar expression in Luo,' he said, 'but actually I must admit that I read this particular expression in a book by Chinua Achebe. The Nigerian writer. I like his books very much. He speaks the truth about Africa's predicament. the Nigerian, the Kenya - it is the same. We share more than divides us.”


Barack Obama, Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
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