Two years going the difference between life in Chad and Montreal has been a theme. The article addresses some of the paradox we feel here: with much comes discontent; whereas with little there seems to be happiness.
IDEAS FOR FOLLOW UP TO THE PERFORMANCE:
A 60 Minutes piece on the "Lost Boys of Sudan." These are young men who were sponsored to live in America. Entertaining - they experience snow, winter, driving for the first time.... things we take for granted. If safe mode is blocking this in youtube, you can sign in and turn safe mode off (use your email address)
A short, short video on the shrinking of Lake Chad. If Safe Mode blocks this, you can turn it off by signing in.
BELOW ARE SEVERAL LINKS FROM THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSION FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)
TWO INTERESTING ARTICLES AND SEVERAL VIDEOS ON RECENT VIOLENCE AROUND LAKE CHAD OVER WATER - THE VIDEO TALKS ABOUT THE TERRORIST GROUP (WHICH SOME FEEL IS MORE DANGEROUS THAN ISIS) BOKO HARAM AND HOW CHAD AND SURROUNDING NATIONS ARE FIGHTING THIS GROUP