I still remember him vividly. He was a little boy, maybe 10 or 11 years old, who navigated the streets of New Delhi by lying, stomach-down, on an old skateboard, and pulling his body along with his arms.
Dianne Hofner Saphiere's insight:
Living in Mexico, I know this first hand. Please, don't do it! Let's break the cycles of poverty and slavery in ways that work!
When I lived in Europe, I taught English for a living. In the U.S., however, people keep asking me where I'm from. I never take it personally; still, I could not help but notice that the media foster the intolerance of non-native English speakers.
I was quoted in the New York Times Magazine's Sixth Floor Blog a couple of weeks ago, which, admittedly, is not the same as being quoted in the New York Times — or even the New York Times Magazine — but, hey, it's still ...