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Unprepared

June 7, 2010

…for English class today, where I’ll be teaching my advanced students about land mines. This topic was requested by one of my students. He says he wants to learn more about the mines, so that he can talk to reporters with more authority. Talk to reporters? Yes, he lost both legs and his left arm to a mine explosion ten years ago. His English is excellent and his story compelling, so reporters come from all over the world to meet him here.

And today I am teaching him about land mines. Where to begin?

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