“Do you remember what you were doing when you were 16 years old?” Judith Maier asked me last week.
“No,” I replied. “But I know I lacked the courage that these kids have.”
I was referring to Christina and Hassam, who had just arrived in Juneau. Like the dozen or so exchange students who attend our high schools each year, they’ve embarked on a unique journey that will also change the lives of more than a few people here.