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Telemachus and the Colosseum

The story of Telemachus is the story of extreme courage in the face of evil. Telemachus was a Christian monk who, in 391CE, went on a pilgrimage to Rome. While there he noticed crowds flocking to the Colosseum to see gladiators do battle. He followed them in, only to witness a sight that repulsed him. […]

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He Laughed

Written and spoken by a 16-year-old girl at the 1997 World Summit of Children: He prayed – it wasn’t my religion He ate – it wasn’t my food. He spoke – it wasn’t my language. He dressed – it wasn’t what I wore. He took my hand – it wasn’t the colour of mine. But […]