You can call Ana, Julia or Federica. Gives equal. Because it detracts from the importance of and believes that it is doing what it needs to do. But the story of a teacher of Uruguay is giving back to the world by a small "obsession": prepare your students before the imminent death of one of the small .
Federica, as well as has christened the half uruguayan, "The Observer", echoes of a story that is captivating the world. And is that the teacher of a rural school, with more than 20 years of experience, has been involved in a situation that nobody would want to but that she has decided to face with courage and reality.
One of his students, Alejo, is sick from cancer three years ago. The little one, who had to leave the classroom during a season, seemed to have recovered. Even returned to school. But only for a time.
In the Foundation Pérez Scremini, specialized in childhood cancer in Uruguay, they found how small it had gotten worse. And the worst thing is that there is now nothing to do. The news was received at the school as an authentic jug of cold water. No one could believe it after having seen to turn Away to return and have the run of the yard.
it Seems that there is nothing to do for the little one, who is at home and has not returned to school since the month of may. His companions ask for him and miss him. Faced with this unjust situation, Federica has been put to work to map out a strategy that allows you to prepare the students before the death of the small.
"I Asked for help on all sides", says the teacher, "The Observer", in the conviction that skip the news to the children is worse . Considers that the class must know the reality, preparing them for what is to come.
Federica convened a special meeting with all parents to explain the situation. "You have to prepare them for what is going to happen", he said to them, because as much as I don't want, will happen. And the children will have the tools to know coping with death Alejo.
So, they agreed that each family would talk with their children and explain the situation. Although at that meeting, Federica already announced, both to the pupils and their families, that Alejo was not well. There was a silence in the room and the children lowered their heads.
The teacher also sought help in books. Found " The star of Lisa "Claude K. Dubois, and" Vacuum ", the Catalan Anna Full. The first has as its protagonist, Lisa, a girl ill with cancer to which his friend Benja visit every day. The second speaks of the resilience or the ability to overcome adversity and make sense.
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