Celebrating Another Birthday With Gratitude

Celebrating Another Birthday With Gratitude

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Celebrating Another Birthday With Gratitude

Today is my birthday. When I was born, the life expectancy of sickle cell patients in the U.K. was 10 years old. It was worse in Nigeria, at 5 years old, which is why my family and I remained here in the U.K. My dad had come to London to study for a master’s degree, and he had every intention of returning to Nigeria with my mum and their two children at the time. I…

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