Although the Bassa language is not widely taught in Liberia, it is, however, taught at Spiritan Academy, one of Monrovia’s elite schools, which sent student and faculty representatives to the official launch of Jaadeh! at the University of Liberia on 10 May. (Photo courtesy: Front Row Media Liberia) **The piece was originally published on Liberianobserver.com, an online version of its print edition, the Daily Observer newspaper, a product of the Liberian Observer Corporation.
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My heart pounded with the expectation of returning to school after a whole year. I grabbed and held the few notebooks my mother had bought me under my arm, and ran ahead of her by the roadside. We reached the school building and went to the principal’s office, which was among a long line of classroom entrances along a wide porch with stairs to mount. My mother knocked on the door. After a moment, she pushed the door open; we both entered the office. The principal, a tall man