The Young And The Idealistic

The pen, they say, is mightier than the sword. Jonathan Fantini owes his extremely existence to a well-written letter.

In the 1970s, his mom, a member of Amnesty Worldwide, spent many years writing to the Argentinean government advocating for the release of a political prisoner she had by no means met. Her constant campaigning sooner or later aided cost-free the man, a school pupil unfairly jailed for protesting the country's military government. They met the day he was launched from prison and speedily fell in adore.

"My father is evidence that you can alter a person's existence with a piece of paper," says Jonathan, a 22-year-previous senior at Georgetown University in Washin