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becomes the teacher Learn more: www.educaid.org.uk/ Watch a video: youtube.com/linfieldcollege/videos but it makes it that much more important that I return,” said Marrant, who plans to go back to the country once health restrictions are lifted. “The teaching is important but what is needed above all is hope. There’s a real need among students to change the culture of Sierra Leone, and that so caught my soul.” Perhaps the most satisfying aspect of the project for Marrant has been the focus away from professional life. This is not about building a resume or adding to his vita. “It’s not about me,” he said with a smile. “This is a good thing to do, and the satisfaction is more important than stroking my ego. Going to Sierra Leone has changed my world and changed me for the good.” – Laura Davis Winter 2015 l i n f i e l d m a g a z i n e - 1 9


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