Monday, October 1, 2012


You remember those kids working on fishing boats in Ghana? Remember those villagers so desperate to have a productive livelihood that they enslaved children?

24 of the children are free. One village is on its way to productivity without slavery.

What struck me most reading this was how many of the fishermen had been slaves themselves. How many of them had been taken from their families, never went to school and never knew a day of rest... and how these same former slaves turned captors gave the children gifts of money and clothes as they left for freedom.  The arc of history is long, but it bends towards justice.

Read more about it here.

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