Daily Archives: March 11, 2008


The children from the “orphanage” attached to the Bible School (some orphans in the usual sense, some children sent here for safety and schooling, by parents who are IDPs or live in less organised camps) singing at the thanksgiving for graduation make it seem as if Karen children are all “little angels”:


These guys, watching from the sidelines as the Bible students’ mass choir sings (a choir leader is in the foreground) suggest they are much like all children (and indeed adults anywhere – a bewildering mix of angel and something else, which is both more and less than angelic!