The Power of the Pen in Young Hands

In an effort to attract more young readers and give youth a forum for their views, a British paper brought on 14-year-old Eshe Nelson to write a monthly column. Her very first article, in which Nelson protested the use of costly ID cards for youth to ride buses, had a significant impact. Days after the article was published, HoldtheFrontPage reports, the bus company “performed a u-turn and said it was going back to the drawing board.”