Today he turned 10
Today he must face the knife!
No!….Not what you are thinking….
It’s circumcision season in our village
Today my brother becomes a man just like our forefathers
Today they test his bravery
Today they test his will
Today the elders separate men from boys
Today he must prove his manhood before the knife without a tear
Today my brother is turning into a man;A real man for it is our tradition!
By Susan McMillan