The Word Among Us

August 2006 Issue

Freed to Love

How a failure at school changed my whole perspective

By: Alexander Osilalu*

The evidence of my failure was crystal clear. There it was, posted up on the bulletin board for all the world to see: I had flunked Physics 102.

As the implications sank in, I went numb. I had missed the cut-off grade by just a point and a half and had done well in all the other medical...

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