Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Immigrants learn English from teacher eager to help

Every town and community needs a Michael Terry.  - - Donna Poisl

By  Ken Gordon, The Columbus Dispatch

Michael Terry is helping Somali immigrants strive for a better life — a life he once took for granted.

For the past seven years, the West Side resident has taught English to immigrants at the Somali Center on the Northeast Side.

His desire to help stems from the four years he spent in Uganda in the 1980s with the Volunteer Missionary Movement, a Christian service group.

He taught English as well as construction techniques in a country that was recovering from a civil war.
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