Toyin Abraham recalls her dark days in dance group

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Actress, Toyin Aimakhu, now Toyin Abraham has recalled how she struggled to earn a living back in the days while growing up.

The actress in a post on her Instagram page while urging youths not to give up their dreams, says she used to dance with her brother in a dance group to make ends meet.

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She wrote: “Growing up, I didn’t have it smooth; life was difficult and painful. I wasn’t born with a silver spoon. I came from a poor background and it was never easy.

“I remember my brother had a dance group back then; we would dance together in front of people just for money. It was one of our many means of livelihood.

“I would cry all the time because life felt like it was out to deal with me. It never occurred to me that my tears, my pains, all that life had thrown at me would be my gain today.

“The suffering I went through back then is my praise today; the tough and difficult life is my joy today. The pain back then is my motivation today. Right now, my brother has one of the biggest dance groups called Explicit in Nigeria.

“Today I look at myself and I realise that I was a diamond in the rough, who against all odds stands before you with a thankful heart.

“To all my fans and everybody out there, whatever you are going through currently, do not accept it as the end, don’t give up; remain positive through it all.

“It will never remain the same forever but your pain will change your story like it did mine. Stay focused and positive.”


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