Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie took to her Instagram page to mourn her mother’s death that occurred on her late father’s birthday.
In the post she wrote, she narrated the events that surrounded her death as she disclosed to be heartbroken twice.
Adichie revealed that her mother was unwell but after visiting the hospital, she became better. Afterward, the doctor sent an update that she’s fine, only for her to be transferred to the teaching hospital.
“Two hours after she arrived at the teaching hospital, she died. It was March 1st. My father’s birthday. We were planning for my father’s iyipu-akwa, to mark the end of a formal mourning period, and now I cannot believe we are planning another funeral. Again.”
She further revealed that the mother died during the formal mourning period of her father.
“We were planning for my father’s Iyipu-akwa, to mark the end of the formal mourning period, and now I cannot believe we are plan
ning a funeral again.”
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