The Painful Truth About Female Genital Mutilation

I escaped the practice, but my sisters were not so fortunate

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II was born in Somalia and lived there for a few years before my family and I migrated to the U.K. There was one particular day in Somalia that I will never forget. It was a Sunday like no other Sunday before. I was about six or seven years old, and everyone was talking about a…