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My mother is a single parent of Nigerian and Kenyan descent, I grew up in Tottenham. There is something where parents from those backgrounds expect you to go into medicine, law, accountancy or an engineer. Every other job isn’t a job. I considered careers at an early age. I wanted to be a doctor initially […]

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