This photo is from a blogspot dedicated to Aijalon Mahli Gomes. The site is written in Korean, but portions are also shown in English. Readers can get a rough idea of the entire script (primarily links to news stories about Aijalon) by going to Google Translate and entering the website URL.
Here are two excerpts from the site:
Aijalon Gomes – He taught english to kids at a school for 2 years in Pocheon and Yeojungbu from 2008. He often said that the God leaded him to Korea. He wanted to do something for people who need him. He loves korea and peoples here. I pray for his health and future.
MR. GOMES IS ONE OF THE MOST KIND, GENTLE, BEAUTIFUL, AND GOOD PERSONS ROBERT PARK HAS EVER MET, AND MR. GOMES LOVES EVERYONE IN THE WHOLE WORLD.
It also appears that an attorney from the USA is going to bat for Aijalon. Read his legal inquiries at the “Morning Letters” site.
And it has widely been reported that Senator John Kerry, representing Aijalon’s home state, has “called for” the prisoner’s release, though I’ve not seen anything official, beyond the following statement, found just about anywhere:
“This is a mother’s worst nightmare and a horrific situation,’’ Kerry said. “This young man belongs in Massachusetts with his family, and I join with them in expressing my hope that North Korea will do the right thing and send him home.”
The more buzz we hear about Aijalon, the better, in my estimation. Darkness can only be overcome by light. Write to Kerry. Write to the President. Write on your blog. Call your mama… and don’t forget to pray for Aijalon, Robert, Euna, Laura, unknown others, and the people of North Korea.
And by the way, suffering is everywhere, even in your own town. Maybe in your own family. God, help us all.