Buried in this article about Ethiopian Television Network, a new broadcast company being launched in Alexandria, Virginia, on March 1, was the following:
Perhaps no one feels more reborn through ETN than Eyassu, who spent 25 years as an editor and writer for various media in Ethiopia. He tried his hand as a foreign correspondent when he arrived in Northern Virginia in 1994, but it paid poorly. When ETN came calling, he was so overjoyed that he offered to work for free.For all my bitching about what's wrong with America, when I read something like the above, I realize how blest I am to have been born an American.
"It's hard to leave a career behind, let alone to bus driving," said Eyassu, 59, a ground transportation supervisor at Dulles International Airport.