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"My parents have been married for over 30 years and I have been raised in their love. My mother told me my father used to send her a handwritten love letter every day when they were young in Somalia and sometimes twice a day when he missed her something bad. Love is having babies and fleeing a country in war together. It is being scared and being brave anyway. It is missing each other and always being friends. My parent’s love taught me that you need more than beautiful words for love to survive. Love is hard work, it is a commitment every day, it is doing what is necessary to make sure the other person is ok. My father somehow took care of a family of 12+ on a taxi cab driver’s salary and studied by a lamp’s light every night. My mother raised 10 children in a country hostile to their very existence with nothing but pure wit and strength. So I learned early on that love must manifest in actions. My favorite memory of them is how my mother would wait to eat until my father came home every day and them sitting together just laughing, talking, and loving. One time, my father took my mother’s hand and looked at us sitting around the table and told us, ‘you know, I love this woman. She is my best friend.’ And the way my mother still looks at my father, I know he’s not the only one who feels that way."

- Yasmin Mohamed Yonis, in an interview for the Black Love Project (via ethiopienne)

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4chairchicks:

Frank Morrison’s artwork.

(Source: nattygirls, via iambesala)

thinkwingman:

Rustic Mounted Wall Rack

Superbly crafted from salvaged wood, fitted into a sturdy gunblack-finish metal unit, this homespun, wall-mounted coat rack from JM&Sons adds both functionality and style to any home. With its utilisation of five hooks and two shelves, this unit adds optimum storage for any daily essentials; such as your wallet or keys, ready to grab on your way out of the house, as well as your coats, jackets, scarves, or anything else you may need on these coming winter months.

A Little girl, 3 yrs. old picked up by a man driving a gray car, license plate: Quebec 72B 381. Canada. Reblog this. It could save her. The Kidnapping is recent so do it, 3 seconds will not kill you. If it were your child .

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