September 29, 2011

Encourage Kids to Reach for Stars

Maggie Aderin-Pocock, The Independent

AP Photo

Having clambered ungracefully into the back of the cab, I realise I’m being scrutinised by its driver. “So what do you do then, love?”

“I’m a Space Scientist”.

“You what?”

The cabbie does a double take in the rear-view mirror. I guess it’s not the answer he was expecting when he picked up the black woman smelling faintly of vinegar and holding empty bottles and balloons.

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TAGGED: United Kingdom, Space Science, Education, Children


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