What’s in a Name?


What’s in a Name?       “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”               (Quote from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, ca. 1600). The Problem of First Name Unknown (FNU) Unfortunately, that which we (legally) call a person, if not correct, can have complicated, time consuming and potentially … Read More

A Refugee’s Dream to Go to School


My name is “B.G.” I came from Eritrea, northeast Africa, next to Ethiopia. I came to the United States of America in 2013 as an asylum seeker. I traveled though many countries, as most people do when they try to find a place to save their lives. My mother used to work day and night in the field, cutting firewood … Read More