Every once in a while, someone writes something that is far more worthy of your time than whatever I was going to write. This is one of those times.
In this age of social media, where a story travels the world in minutes, silence sometimes means that other people can hijack your story and soon, their false version becomes the defining story about you.
Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it, as Jonathan Swift wrote.
Chimamanda Adichie lets it all out. Forget me. Read her today.