Once you allow yourself to identify with the people in a story, then you might begin to see yourself in that story even if on the surface it's far removed from your situation.
The relationship with my people, the Nigerian people, is very good. My relationship with the rulers has always been problematic.
In fact, I thought that Christianity was very a good and a very valuable thing for us. But after a while, I began to feel that the story that I was told about this religion wasn't perhaps completely whole, that something was left out.
When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.