Rita: Pint-sized frame, giant dreams!


Rita Ayim is not your run-off-the-mill performer. She is peculiar in many ways: size, height and talent. FUNMI SALOME JOHNSON had an encounter with her.
Rita Anyim is less than a foot tall that could rightly be described as a micro dwarf. In spite of her physical structure, she has a very tall dream and she would stop at nothing to actualise her dream of becoming an international dancer and comedian.
Born of a teacher father and a trader mother, Rita is the last born of six children; three boys and three girls. According to the 33-year-old lady, growing up was a potpourri of the good, the bad and the ugly.
“Despite the fact that I was not born with a silver spoon, I had fun while growing up. Although I had always wanted to be a comedian, things were initially very rough and that led me into the business of selling recharge cards. I started selling recharge cards after my secondary school education and the business was going on fine. I had a lot of customers who patronised me. Life was good back then, “she said.
However, after sometime, sadly, Rita’s business nosedived. It collapsed as quite a …

Source: National Mirror


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