The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind


William Kamkwamba

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a small blue plastic bag full of enough maize flour to feed one person, often sold in the city markets of Malawi.
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Chapter 5
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...that no Malawian would normally consider food. Maize is also sold in small portions called walkman that are only enough for one person, a common practice in the city but odd... (full context)