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devin shakur

Joined 7 years ago from THE WORLD!




Devin Shakur is a divorced mother of two teen-agers and currently lives in the Triad area of North Carolina.   She is currently attempting to find her "authentic" smile.  

The name Devin Shakur, a pseudonym for the writer (and her son's "government" name), tells a very raw and honest truth.  Some may call it "speaking with two lips", but the writer asserts a very candid and straightforward honesty about who she is, who she was and what God is molding her to become. 

"I don't claim perfection, because if I were perfect, you'd have to hang me on the cross and that would hurt.  I've been hurt enough.  God is still working on me."

Devin - It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and its meaning is most commonly given as 'bard' or 'poet'. 

The meaining of the name "Shakur" is grateful or thankful. 

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