A stranger's kindness is appreciated - especially when stuck
Write to the Point
By JOHN McCALLUM
For the second time in about six months, I’ve been saved by a young girl.
In August, I wrote about a recent mission trip to Guatemala, of trying to hike into a village during a rainstorm along narrow, muddy, slick footpaths in fading daylight and feeling lost. Of being prevented from becoming lost by a 10-year-old girl who appeared out of the rain and fog of my glasses to guide me along the path to the house I was seeking.
The girl was Rebecca Ico, granddaughter of Julian Ico. Julian often accompanies us on our trips in the Polochic River Valley and Alta Vera Paz...