Hungry for a Better Life
He makes his way toward the mosque for morning prayer, the dirt streets pocked with rock and rubble. Around town, other boys slip into the pre-dawn darkness. The ones who own soccer cleats wear them; parents save for months to afford the $12 shoes. Many come barefoot. Word has spread; a scout is in Tamale, with strange words and customs, who possesses the mystical power to change a person's destiny forever.