Dear India,

You have captured my heart. I always knew being on your soil would only deepen and confirm my love for these people, but you’ve outdone any passion I ever thought was possible. Your people are magnificently beautiful. Your children are full of life – even those with little hope of much of a future. The…

Goodbye, Room 137

Today, I packed up my classroom, left the key at the front office, and said goodbye to Waco Charter School. Even though it’s only been two years I’ve taught in that room, it still felt incredibly strange and nostalgic to look at that big empty blue room and flick the lights off one last time….