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I’ve been reading a piece by Andrea Elliot writing for the New York Times called Invisible Child. It is an incredible piece of journalism – the sort of journalism that really illustrates the power of words. This quote came from it –

a metropolis rived by inequality and indifference.

the quote and indeed the piece is a sad inditement of society and in particular ours. While the piece is based in New York what’s really upsetting is that I suspect the little girls story is not a unique one.  The quote is not one of those you would find on a wall a top a pretty picture. But the piece does have plenty of implications for educators who struggle to make a difference to these children’s lives.  You can read the whole thing here. It a long read but really well worth your time. 

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