BBC Swahili anchor Anne Ngugi’s daughter Angel Wanjiru has wowed the internet after narrating how she has overcome her health problems and accompanying b******g and is now pursuing her dream of becoming a musician.
Angel was born with a congenital disorder called hydrocephalus (a buildup of excess cerebrospinal fluid in the brain at birth), which means she has a bigger head than other people. However, at just 14, she’s produced her first album.
In an interview with BBC What’s New’s Christine, Angel reveals that initially she was concerned why she was born different from other children and why people stole glances at her but with time, she accepted her condition and learnt that the best way to deal with b******g is through songs.
“Mum, why am I different from other people? Why is it that when I pass, people laugh at me?” she used to ask her mother, who she says only responded by singing. She took the cue and the rest is history.
Angel is set to sit for her KCPE this year and she has released quite a number of songs and the latest is Tuko Sawa, meaning we are all the same before the eyes of God.
Truly, cannot believe it Sophie, Angel happens to be the Daughter of one of your colleagues at #BBC, it’s always hurting for every parent, or me it touches me a lot to learn the Inspration this gal gives to her peers, learning from the best, Angel id my Angel
— Said Mwangangi (@Mcgriffins4) October 17, 2018
My friend’s daughter. Anne Ngugi you have a wonderful daughter. She is such an inspiration. Give her the best. Look at how amazing she is… https://t.co/sdiRWCcZ32
— Philip Etale (@EtalePhilip) October 17, 2018
Anne Ngugi’s daughter is all grown up ????? https://t.co/kojnEmR93C
— ??NyaguthiiWicked™?? (@_omalicha__) October 16, 2018
“Accept yourself and never give up,” a lesson from a brilliant and talented young girl in Nairobi. ?? https://t.co/SXpbJs1NQH
— AfricaPositiveNews (@Africave) October 16, 2018
We People whom considering ourselves without any disabilities , how are we rude and emotionally disabled. Dear You are beautiful the way you are ??. https://t.co/yv6P4D5lP9
— abir.bench.ghariani (@BenchGhariani) October 16, 2018