The Inspire Series: Webisode 1- Growing Up different in Nigeria

The Inspire Series: Webisode 1- Growing Up different in Nigeria

Identity. It’s a difficult thing. Some are lucky, they are able to shape, nurture and develop theirs, with limited interruptions from others. Not everyone is that fortunate. My first guest on the show, Ms Yvonne Edozien, is an albino. There’s no hiding it. Once you sees her, you immediately attach whatever connotation that title brings. it’s difficult enough growing up in today’s world trying to identify who you are, without the added struggle of the world telling you what you are. How do you grow up, knowing immediately that you are different from everyone else? What are the challenges? What support system do you require? How do you develop your sense of self without being limited by negative perceptions? Yvonne and I discuss this in the first one on one webisode of the INSPIRE SERIESBYGLORYEDOZIEN- Growing up different in Nigeria…. #pray #love #live. #Beinspired

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  • Crystal A April 29, 2014 1:38 pm


  • Joyce April 29, 2014 6:32 pm

    Very enlightening read.
    I’m inspired to write a letter to my younger self!

  • Nkiruka April 30, 2014 2:56 pm

    You are such a beautiful woman Yvonne.

  • Maryanne Okpuno May 2, 2014 12:56 am

    Great job Glory. Yvonne ur story was touchy and very inspiring. U are open and honest and this is what we need in other to encourage and help one another. Once again Weldon Glory and Yvonne. You both look amazing

  • Rute May 2, 2014 5:02 am

    Oh wow…such an intelligent and confident young lady,Yvonne. You too,Glory.

  • Nkeiru October 14, 2014 9:47 am

    Way to go Yvonne.. Well done! Amazing stuff..

  • Ijeoma October 14, 2014 2:36 pm

    This remains my favorite Inspire Series Interview of all time

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