Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Our Papa

Challenge #4: Be a Journalist

Angie and Peatalisa took up challenge 4 and interviewed their grandfather to write this fabulous article. Thank you so much girls, and to your Papa, for sharing this with us!

Journalists: Peatalisa and Angie

Today we (Peatalisa and Angie) interviewed our Papa (grandad).

What are your favourite things to do?
He likes looking after our Nana who has dementia and is sick.

What did you do for a job before you retired?
He worked in the sea and collected fish from all over the world. He worked away from family- he says he felt lonely but he came in the holidays to make everyone happy and came with fish.

What was the naughtiest thing you did in school?
He and his friends drunk alcohol in High school.

What did you do for fun as a teen?
He played rugby union and he fell in love with it .

Where’s the most interesting place you’ve travelled to?
To L.A. America. He loves it there because his family lives there and it reminds him of his mum who has passed.

Who do you most admire in the whole world and why?
Jesus because when he was lonely Jesus was there to talk with.

What do you do best?
He says looking after everyone and making sure they are doing the right thing .

What is your favourite word?
Thank You.

What was your favourite book when you were a child?
The bible because when he was younger the schools in Tonga never had other story books.

What is your most memorable moment in your life?
His Mum and Dad just for taking care of him and teaching him well.

What is the most difficult thing for you right now?
It’s believing in Jesus,because every time he sits next to Nana she is not well he is losing hope that Nana is going to get better.He sits next Nana and prays for her and he just think it’s really hard for him to believe Jesus.

What lessons do you think the world can learn from the past?
To keep the past with you.

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