We’ve always wondered, do they dream of the same things? Do their parents believe in education?
When we walked up to him, he looked up at us with interest. I think, he thought we were there to buy some vegetables, but, instead, he found our eyes focused on his brother who was reading a book, sitting by his side.
“He doesn’t like it,” said the vendor with a smile, “I have to push him to do it. I want him to complete graduation, at least.”
“You’re a good brother,” I said, returning the smile. “How about your child? Does he/she love studying?” I asked.
He brightened up with that question, “I have two sons; they are very young so I don’t really know,” he said, “but when they reach my brother’s age I would want them to study as well. I want them to get a good government job one day.”