Facial Scar

I used to be embarrassed to go out

Well, I just happened to be at the wrong place atthe wrong time. You know, I was just walking past and a bit popped and landed on my nightdress and it just sizzled because that's what nylon does. When I got older, in my teenage

The last generation of facial scar bearers in Nigeria

Facial scarification was once popular across Nigeria. Deep cuts, usually on both cheeks or the forehead, were carved on children by families and communities, mostly as a mark of identity. The marks also held stories of pain,