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Thailand

Supplemental Articles

A Month at Nu Po
  • October 2009, page 36
  • Grades 5 and up
  • Serge Auguste repeatedly returns to Thailand as a short-term Maryknoll volunteer. In Thailand he teaches English to refugees from Myanmar who hope to emigrate to an English-speaking country. This is a concise explanation of the dilemma these people face and the conditions which they live, giving students a clear picture of what it means to be a refugee. But Mr. Auguste also expresses his joy in being their teacher and his decision to just be with people who may feel forgotten.