Most people reading these words are well aware of Fr. Berrigan's death last Saturday. Indeed, hundreds likely knew Dan personally or would attest to the direct influence on their lives of his teachings and acts of conscience. His prose, poetry, and peacemaking witness changed the U.S. religious and cultural landscape, subverting the institutional church and laying nonviolent siege to political powers.
On 31st Jan, 2016, Dr. Hakim (Dr. Teck Young, Wee) followed Zekerullah, an Afghan Peace Volunteer who coordinates the Borderfree Street Kids School in Kabul, to visit his student and his family in their rented room. The student, Zuhair, attends the School on Fridays with 92 other working and street kids and is one person among 73% of the Afghan population who do not have access to clean, potable water.