Kwesi's parents were Papa and Maame. Maame always advised her son, "Don't swim in any river or sea because it is dangerous."
Kwesi was interested and wished he had travelled with Kweku to the sea.
As soon as they got to the stream, Kweku Twum jumped into the water with a splash. He called Kwesi Gyasi to join him but he did not. He remembered his mother's advice.
It was getting late and the sun was setting. Kweku told Kwesi to get ready to go home. He got out of the water, dried himself and put on his clothes. Kwesi was still in the water.
He turned, looked down into the water, and screamed. He saw a crocodile, the god of the stream! He started shouting for help.
Kweku pulled his friend onto dry land and then rushed to the village to get help.
The villagers heard Kweku shouting and ran towards the stream. They found Kwesi Gyasi lying unconscious, with blood on the ground. They carried the boy to the clinic.
They told him that his left leg was cut. Kwesi started crying and begged his mother to forgive him. She replied quietly, "As the saying goes, 'Had I known is always last.' If only you had listened."
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