“Stories connect the past and present to the future. Our stories and our learning from them honors and respects our ancestors and us. They can awaken future generations to their potential. They model a way to use their stories to release themselves as they connect to their history and to our values.” – Rachael Freed My name is Edidiong Nkiruka Essien, my friends and family have called me Kiki for most of my life. One day, I will muster the courage to make other people pronounce my name correctly, but for now, Eddy is fine. I am a graduate student at UIC-Rockford, studying Medical Biotechnology. Read my previous post on…
A week in my Quarantined life
Even though I am somehow convinced that we are all living the same lives, - I mean, you are at home, working, or schooling or whatever but, you are at home - I have decided to share how my week went; schooling and studying from home. This is my first post of the year and I know I have a lot of stories to tell, but this is a start.