While in Ghana we were able to interact and listen to some of the most interesting and insightful people. Lecture after lecture I left with new knowledge whether it was about African proverbs, what tree leaves will cure a sore throat, or about the lack of slavery education in the local schools. These were just a couple of my favorite speakers. I have gained more than I could ever imagine from this trip.
"Why do you want to be a Pilot?"
"So I can fly anywhere I want and see the world."
Daniels dream sticks with me, his optimism sticks with me. If he can live in the situation he does and can dream that big, than anyone can. It's astonishing to me that someone with so little can think so big for themselves. Daniel, my sweet boy, I believe in you "there is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."--Nelson Mandela
|Daniel, the Pilot|