Second Wind - In the dream, I asked him, "*Pa, how do I become strong like you?"* Upon waking up, I realized it was one of the most honest things I've said in the past ...
01 April 2010
Jaime Escalante, 79, educator, community activist
Bolivian born American educator, Jaime Escalante, 79, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Escalante and his efforts to battle institutional racism in public schools was portrayed in the 1988 movie, Stand and Deliver.
National Public Radio has the best obituary/tribute (click the audio button) so I don't really have anything to add.