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​Scared Straight to Barbados

My name is Marla Dukharan and I’m paranoid. For the very good reason that my husband was shot in a robbery attempt.


My husband was shot on 20 February 2018, the week after Carnival.

My husband, Richard Raphael Ramkissoon Snr, said our son had to have his name and I was, like, “I doing all this wuk and I not going to get to name this child? No!” So our son is named Richard Raphael Vivekanand Ramkisoon. Our daughter is Sophia Ananda. There is no literal translation but I guess “Anand” means “bliss, salvation”. Vivek and Sophia both mean wisdom.
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​Scared Straight to Barbados

My name is Marla Dukharan and I’m paranoid. For the very good reason that my husband was shot in a robbery attempt.


My husband was shot on 20 February 2018, the week after Carnival.

My husband, Richard Raphael Ramkissoon Snr, said our son had to have his name and I was, like, “I doing all this wuk and I not going to get to name this child? No!” So our son is named Richard Raphael Vivekanand Ramkisoon. Our daughter is Sophia Ananda. There is no literal translation but I guess “Anand” means “bliss, salvation”. Vivek and Sophia both mean wisdom.
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