Travels in Papua New Guinea

Matt Welsh and Amy Bauer

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Boromil Primary School

The assembly hall at Boromil school, lots of smiling faces! We ended up sitting in front of all the students (many of whom had never seen white people before) and talking about the importance of good hygiene and caring for the environment. Amy really cracked them up by using some terms in tok pisin! When I stood up the organizer asked if I would tell them something about the war in Iraq. Let me tell you that it is not easy to distill a complex international political crisis to a bunch of schoolchilden using only basic English...

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