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Mercy Johnson pledges to get kids off the street

02 September 2013, 17:05

Abuja - Nollywood star Mercy Johnson-Okojie has reflected on her recent birthday and has pledged to help the less fortunate realise their dreams.

In a letter entitled “A Message From My Heart” the actress said she would not have achieved success had she been forced to live on the streets like many Nigerians are forced to.

“I am where I am today purely by the grace of God and the grace of people who believed in me from the word go,” she wrote.

“I might have ended up on the street like the many kids and young adults begging for food, and some prostituting to make ends meet.”

She went on to pledge to help children living on the streets to reach their own dreams.

“I will do all I can with the resources God has given me, and with the support of my husband to help get these kids off the street, and set them on the path where they can begin to pursue their dreams…”
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