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Mama

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Mama

Mama evokes strong emotions. Most of us feel strongly about the person who birthed or raised us as one of our most important relationships. Our status as mothers often helps us establish our identities in society. Motherhood tends to be understood as a state of being, but I want to write today about mothering as an action and a gift. I believe this action is a gift that we all possess, one that we can give and receive at will. Matilda Amissah, the owner of Matamiss Enterprises in Ghana, generously offers me the gift of mothering in friendship and support on a regular basis....

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