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Illusions of a Bachelor, Series

Illusions of a Bachelor: Martial Love

By Aaron Aroriza, Uganda: His home was less than fifty meters from where the rest of the gang lived yet we still didn't consider him one of us. Phillip just failed to fit in. He was a quiet boy with sorrow-filled eyes and abnormally long arms. A narrow foot path recklessly wound its way through our neighborhood splitting our small […]

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Illusions of a Bachelor: Facebook

By Aaron Aroriza, Uganda: So I went to facebook and dug up some thoughts I had previously, in moments of inspiration, penned down and shared on my wall. I now take the pleasure of sharing here what I dusted from the shelves of my facebook wall. Okay, you got me…I'm having writer's block and haven't written any 'illusions' this week. […]

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Illusions of a Bachelor: Fat!

By Aaron Aroriza: We've succeeded in demonizing the word 'fat'. And that's after we demonized being fat and successfully sent the adjective into the 'offensive words' category.  That's why I couldn't understand when, recently, my friend and his sister laughed at me for not having a fat-belly.  Or is it a potbelly? I've been struggling to make a 'six pack' […]

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Illusions of a Bachelor: Happy New Year

By Aaron Aroriza: “To err is human…” is perhaps the truest idiom we humans ever came up with. And to be excited about a new year can definitely only be human. I don't know any other creature in God's beautiful world that could exhibit such excitement over a mere change in figures on an 'artificial' calendar. I've certainly never seen […]

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