Young men love cars until the reality of owning one sinks in

Young man having trouble with his broken auto, opening hood trying to fix engine, isolated green trees outside background. Car won't start, dead battery. PHOTO | SHUTTERSTOCK

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  • The most memorable time was when the lights went green when I was driving to Kikuyu on a rainy night.
  • Suddenly, a policeman jumped in front of the car, and as I cursed, he asked me to get out and walk to the front.
  • I was driving blind. Oh, did I mention that the wipers were barely working?

After getting my first 'real' job a few years back, suddenly my dreams got a whole lot bigger. I had moved from an internship position where I earned Sh200 a day to one that paid six figures. In came an interesting problem. I didn't know what to do with all the new money.

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