Be Who You Need To Be…
by Peter Conlin
… in order to do what needs to be done.
A lesson from two slaves, in the movie, Amistad:
Amistad Slave #1: [in Mende] He reminds me of that Fula of Baoma, you know the one who hires himself to scrape elephant dung from the crop rows.
Amistad Slave #2: [in Mende] A dung-scraper might be just the kind of man we need right now.