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Mutual fate
The three young women had committed the same sin and were therefore destined to suffer the same fate. Standing at the water's edge, they had decided to jump in and thus avoid many days of further suffering. On the count of three two of them jumped. Mauda had a last minute change of heart. Something inside of her was telling her that this was not the end. And so she stood there and watched as her new found friends sank into the dark depths of lake Bunyoni.
Seeing a future
Three days passed without food or water, and Mauda's hopes were fading fast. Then on the third night she heard a sound in the dark. She was not alone on the island any longer. In between the tall grass she made out the figure of the man who was to become her future husband.

Mutual fate
The three young women had committed the same sin and were therefore destined to suffer the same fate. Standing at the water's edge, they had decided to jump in and thus avoid many days of further suffering. On the count of three two of them jumped. Mauda had a last minute change of heart. Something inside of her was telling her that this was not the end. And so she stood there and watched as her new found friends sank into the dark depths of lake Bunyoni.
Seeing a future
Three days passed without food or water, and Mauda's hopes were fading fast. Then on the third night she heard a sound in the dark. She was not alone on the island any longer. In between the tall grass she made out the figure of the man who was to become her future husband.

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