English_Master December 31, 2015 No Comments
 CHILDREN ARE THE WEALTH OF THE NATION  ‘Train ups a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart form it’ says the Old Testament. Stevenson said ‘A child should always say what’s true’. But is the modem child trained in a way that he would say what’s true? Impressions of childhood extend to the whole life. If the impressions are good the child will be wealth of the nation. Poverty and economic set back do not always come in the way of moral progress. Problems did not deter shepherd Abraham from becoming the President of United States of America. Hardships did not stop shepherdess Jane from becoming the commander of the French army to defeat England. The former was assassinated; the latter was burnt at the stake. But the two children grew to be the saviours of their nations. They were the real wealth the USA and France are proud of even to-day. Children build the nation. They are the real asset of the nation. This asset must not be thrown out to pick crumbs. One can see a number of children in the age group 5-10 serving in wayside hotels for a petty sum. They would serve tea and edibles to...
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