Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Holding the Bag 07: A Horrible Thought

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TV2Africa: Ethiopian Taxi Driver in Washington, D.C.

Assegid GGossa is a cab driver in Washington DC. He has a full-time job at VOANews and drives a taxi part-time. He talks about good customers (4:45-4:59) and bad customers (5:00-5:40). He talks about hard times (6:08-6:47) and the day a woman offered him a scholarship and a better job (6:48-7:52). Click CC to read the video's CLOSED CAPTIONS.

Also see: 
  • USCIS 100: 41. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
    • to print money 
  • USCIS 100:68. What is one thing Benjamin Franklin ($100) is famous for?
    • U.S. diplomat 

Holding the Bag by Ana Gianola
Negasi is a taxi driver from Ethiopia who has been in the U.S. for many years and has a family. He accidentally becomes involved in a robbery and faces a moral issue. (Buy here)