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Tama's Tales The village teacher with the foreign name

Tama Vakeesan was born in Switzerland to Tamil parents from Sri Lanka. This week she talks to Driton Idrizi, an ethnic Albanian from Macedonia. At school he encountered racism and nearly dropped out, but he was brought back on track by his private tutor, who inspired him to also become an educator. Driton now works as a secondary school teacher in the mountain village of Sigriswil in canton Bern.  (SRF Kulturplatz/swissinfo.ch)

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