By Eileen Small
May 29, 2008
Understand, it was 1960-something
when I went. The rules were simple: fit in, do what you are
told or don't go. Nobody planned on wasting their time or the
group's time looking for me. I think they were right on target
and that the problem is kids today! If I had been given a chance
to go to Japan it would have been SUCH an honor that I would
have followed every rule they gave -- and believe me I had the
grades to qualify if such trips existed back "in the day"!
If you cannot manage to follow rules for 3 weeks in order to
be PRIVILEGED to do something awesome that 99% of one's classmates
will NOT be allowed to do, then you really have NO future in
life anyway -- so why waste the cost of a trip to Japan in the
Received May 28, 2008 - Published May 29, 2008
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