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Makeshift Pakistani School Helps Slum Kids

Arguing about education with Pakistani children who don't attend school has become his hallmark. Master Mohammad Ayub, the title now a permanent part of his identity, was an Islamabad firefighter who made it his business to teach any child who could not go to class. He started with one child in 1982. "I saw you cleaning cars all day. Why didn’t you go to school?" Ayub asked a boy he had been watching for a couple of days. The boy responded that he was an orphan with...

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