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Child Labor

In my class, we read the story of Iqbal Masih, a child carpet worker in Pakistan who escaped and became a leader in the fight to free children from bonded labor.  He was murdered at the age of twelve, most likely by those who didn’t like the fact that he was gaining international attention and Read More …

Little Blossoms

In the end, I spent three mornings at Little Blossoms and taught classes in grades 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Here are some observations: The children, from grades 1-10, are lovely. I was greeted in Nepali and English every morning by all ages and many had extended conversations with me. There were Read More …

Saved by the Aftershock

First a couple of notes: Something my tour group will appreciate:  Enjoying Mongolian beef at the New Orleans restaurant tonight, my first taste of beef since I began this trip almost a month ago.  (It also has the best wi-fi in town.) I realized I accidentally deleted many images from the slideshows I had on Read More …