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Yes, I’d Cheer for Life Too (Excerpt)

Yes, I'd cheer for life too but the song of myself
 would not have been like the one sung,
 from the other side of the Pacific,
 almost two centuries ago.
I have never witnessed the horror of a war
 first hand, nor laid my eyes on famine's brutal face,
 scourging through the humble populace,
 I have only seen them on those news clips,
 catered for the audience and compatible
 with the visions and skeletons as well
 of the illustrious owners in the board
 and I shall never feign that I know how it feels.

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I was born in 1980 in Bangladesh. Afterwards I spent a couple of years in Europe and USA as my father worked for UNICEF. Since 1985 till 1999 I lived in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Then for my higher studies I went to Singapore. Did a diploma graduation on Computer Science and Engineering. Started my career in 2001 as a software developer. In 2005 however I decided to leave the field and study English literature. Got an honors graduation this time in 2009. I have been working as a broadcast journalist in NTV, Bangladesh from 2010. For more details you can visit my FaceBook page @ http://www.facebook.com/gwrahman more…

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