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Ambition and Success: for the Chosen Few?


“Success is not for the chosen few” (signpost at Utumishi Academy, Gilgil)


This aphorism, and over twenty others, have been hand-painted in block letters and posted on individual 3-foot-high posts around the secondary school we are staying at a few hours from Nairobi. The signs are unique, eye-catching, and often humourous.


It is ironic that this sign is posted at an elite boys' boarding school, open only to male students who score in the top 5%…


Added by Mali Bain on July 30, 2011 at 4:48 — 2 Comments

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