Story of My Name
from Equatorial Guinea, Africa
name is Valentin. I would like to tell you just a
little bit why I'm called Valentin.
Valentin's country, Equatorial Guinea,
Spanish is spoken. He says, "Valentin
means "brave and strong" in Spanish, so my
parents decided to call me Valentin. A
nurse at the hospital said to my mom,
"Yes, you are right. Today is San
Valentin's day, too, and this name
definitely matches with
was born on February 14, 1985. Everyone knows that
February 14th is a special day or those who are in
love with someone and for friends, too.
mother used to tell me that I am a special boy
because of my birth day. Yes, that is true, but
that isn't the main reason I have this name. My
parents say I'm very brave.
didn't know I was born on St. Valentine's. When my
mother was in labor, things became involved. I
could have died, but by God's grace I
means "brave and strong" in Spanish, so my parents
decided to call me Valentin. A nurse at the
hospital said to my mom, "Yes, you are right. Today
is San Valentin's day, too, and this name
definitely matches with today."
is the reason why I think I was born for a special
mission, which is to share love wherever I go. I
know it sounds like a fairy tale from a story book,
but this is my story, my true story.
In a Name?
and Thomas Peters - firstname.lastname@example.org