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You tell me that you are becoming (like myself) very poor, but you also inform me that you are very happy. The Life and Letters of Hugh Miller, Peter Bayne “You tell me that you are becoming (like myself) very poor, but you also inform me that you are very happy.” — The Life and […]

April 5, 2020

April 5, 2020

14 Min read time

Happy Man Photo: A 23 years old happy, hard-working urban poor man smile at the camera in Accra, Ghana. Over 40% of the youth between 15 – 35 in Ghana have no education, thus forced to fend for themselves in a harsh urban environment. The unemployment rate in Ghana is relatively higher for persons with education than those without education, according to a Ghana Statistical Services report. © 2020 Muntaka Chasant

You tell me that you are becoming (like myself) very poor, but you also inform me that you are very happy. The Life and Letters of Hugh Miller, Peter Bayne “You tell me that you are becoming (like myself) very poor, but you also inform me that you are very happy.” — The Life and […]

You tell me that you are becoming (like myself) very poor, but you also inform me that you are very happy.

The Life and Letters of Hugh Miller, Peter Bayne

“You tell me that you are becoming (like myself) very poor, but you also inform me that you are very happy.” — The Life and Letters of Hugh Miller By Peter Bayne


Poverty disempowers the poor, but with the will to live in a harsh environment, life for many urban poor is not only toil and tears, but also smile and laughter.

Happy Smiling Man Photos

Broken by personal devastation and urban disadvantages, the poor young man below patches his life together through smile, laughter, and hard work.

Not even tears can wash away the depth of his smile.

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April 5, 2020

14 Min read time

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