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HARD WORK PAYS

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CHAPTER ONE It was day break at Ozurumba village. Chike woke up with a loud yawn. He stretched out his hands as if to punch someone, but he punched the air instead. He did the same with the other hand. He turned around and saw his wife Obioma still sleeping. He tapped her delicately. “Obioma, wake up!” Obioma woke up and stared at Chike. “What is it?” she asked. “Let us have our morning devotion”. Chike answered. After praying, Chike called out to his son. “Oluchukwu! Oluchukwu!” “Yes papa!” Oluchukwu shouted. “My son, you will not be going to school for a while”. “But why papa?” Oluchukwuasked “I have not paid your school fees my son”, Chike said “You will help your mother and me at the farm to make some money”, Chike concluded. Oluchukwu brightened up, “Okay papa! I will help you at the farm”. Oluchukwu rushed out to help his mum to set the farm tools. While doing that, he nearly stepped on a baby chick. The mother hen flew up in anger. The hen chased Oluchukwu round in circles, and then ch…