You asked for it, you got it. Here is my presentation on East Timor, from soup to nuts. It’s a story of bloodshed, atrocity, suffering, oppression, resistance, nonviolent struggle, peace, and hope. It’s how I met my wife and why I am who I am today.
“[Victoria Soto] put herself between the gunman and the children,” said Wiltsie, a police officer. “Her instincts as a teacher kicked in.”
Like Liviu Librescu, Ms. Soto represents the ultimate test of a loving teacher — the willingness to sacrifice your life for your students. If I were ever placed in such a circumstance (heaven forbid), I hope to have the same courage and ability.