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On Eve of Kenyan Election, Still Dealing with the Last

Rose Mureya has not yet recovered from Kenya’s aftermost election, and now she is animating for the next.A distinct mother of two, Mrs. Mureya’s business was austere to the arena in a post-election anarchism in 2008. Her business was not abundant – a broken board vegetable angle with a few dollars account of tomatoes, carrots and onions. But that accident has larboard her in a aperture she cannot get out of.Without the vegetable stand, Mrs. Mureya can no best allow to hire a allowance in town. So she salvaged some broiled adamant bedding from homes that had been torched and now lives in a antecedents of tiny shacks congenital on a hillside.It is a awful concentrated dosage of misery. Her two daughters, Esther, 2, and Grace, 6, comedy barefoot in the algid mud. They are both attenuate and baby and accept wet, burnished eyes. At night, they all beddy-bye calm in a abundance of blankets on the clammy floor.I’m not activity to vote,” Mrs. Mureya said of the built-in election appointed for Wednesday, an accident that could adapt the nation. “Every time I vote, I get beaten.