Ngdoche loved Faisreh so much she forgot she was disfigured until she overheard him defending her to his parents. She didn’t expect the words spoiled goods to come out of the mouths of people who say they were Christians. “Don’t give us no ugly grand children,” Faisreh heard them say.
“She can’t have children, “ Ngdoche said. “As a result, her former husband threw acid on the left side of her face. I love her.”