“What do you feel or think when you walk by a man or woman sleeping on the street?”
“I feel disappointed.”
“Disappointed in who?”
The young boy sat still, thoughtfully turning the question around in his mind, feeling it in his heart. He looked up at me, tears filling his eyes.
“Disappointed in our world.”
As the conversation among adults about homelessness in our city heightens, I thought it might be enlightening to ask my first-grade students their opinion.