Thanks to "The Kids Are Alright," Ronniecat's yesterday post, for my year-ending post for 2007. Here's a link to a web address in one of the comments on her post, too.
It's nice to read about kids (in one case, a bunch of 12-year-olds) who--on their own--stand up against stereotypes and bullies.
And it's equally fine to read about another kid, age 17, who raised enough money to open a school for poor kids in a Cambodian village.
Kinda awe-inspiring, isn't it? And a kick in the pants for the rest of us for those times when we think, "I'm just one person...what I say or do doesn't matter in this day and age."
(And before you say anything, Ex-Shammie, "alright" must be a Canadian idiom! Ex-Shammie insists that "XtremeEnglish" is all wrong. Can't help it, Ex-Shammie....the rights to "Extreme English" were taken already.)