Dear Trump, I’m From One of One of Those ‘Sh*thole Countries,’ and I Have Some Thoughts | 22 Words

Dear Trump, I’m From One of One of Those ‘Sh*thole Countries,’ and I Have Some Thoughts

By Namina Forna

Confession time, I'm from a sh*thole country. That's right, I, the writer of the article you are currently reading, come from one of the many countries Donald Trump dismissed with the wave of a florid hand as a sh*thole. I'm from Sierra Leone, West Africa, a country you've probably never heard of unless you've watched the film Blood Diamond or were paying attention to last year's Ebola epidemic, in which case you're probably right now thinking – gee, it is a sh*thole.

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