Day: July 9, 2015

Three friends I’ll never forget

Today, I want to write about three friends I’ll never forget. I have a good number of friends, people who showed me love and taught me how to love others- my friends Hayat and Hono fall into this category. When I was in ALA, Hono took such good care of my hair, it was unbelievable. Whenever my braids got old, Hono would sit me down in her room, and carefully detangle all the knots in my hair, as she oiled it with shea butter. She also always smacked my hand whenever I wanted to pull my hair. On the other hand, Hayat was a Community Adviser (like a Residential Assistant), so she had a room to herself and a spare bed. Whenever I spent the night in her room, once Hayat noticed I was awake, she greeted me with “hello beautiful”. That’s quite cheesy, but it made me really happy! What lovely words to hear first thing in the morning! Hayat made me my first cup of coffee, and whenever I was too lazy to leave the dorm …