Death To A Nation

This article was written by the daughter of a local family we’ve met here in Costa Rica. Ayn is 14 and is unschooled. I must admit to harboring suspicions of unschooling’s effectiveness in somehow producing schooled children. Those are smashed.

Emily Perez, 23 years old

I turned 51 today. Emily never will. She was killed in Iraq on my cousin Celia’s 51st birthday two weeks ago, September 12. Like reading the names on the Key West AIDS memorial, like reading about those killed 9/11, painful as it may be, we must read about Emily...