Lessons From a Vacant Lot
It Is Written Oceania Episode 4
Aired on 18 Sep 2009
Most people are willing to make sacrifices so that children can have a better shot at life. We do without some of the luxuries of life to save for uni tuition, we work that extra shift to pay for cricket, swimming or music lessons. And even if our own healthcare doesn't cover a whole lot we still drag our kids to the medical clinic once in a while because we want them to have every chance at living a healthy, productive life. So then you've got to wonder why in the world would somebody build a school right on top of a toxic waste dump?