98岁的肯尼亚奶奶上小学
日期:2022-02-15 11:47

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In a classroom in rural Kenya's Rift Valley, a student takes notes alongside her fellow classmates.

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在肯尼亚裂谷村的一间教室里,一名学生和她的同学们一起记笔记[4#)Df|&,rA8OQ

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She wears the same school uniform--a grey skirt and a green sweater.

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她穿着同样的校服——一条灰色的裙子和一件绿色的毛衣y21#p[&juROR

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However, there is one difference.

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然而,有一个不同之处~fJRisHWIEI

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Priscilla Sitienei is more than 80 years older than them.

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普里西拉·西缇内比他们年长80多岁^,OzP%*R^R|VEg7

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Sitienei turned 99-years-old on February 11.

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2月11日,西缇内年满99岁%YqK+)iciZ(

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She said she went back to class to set a good example for her great grandchildren.

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她说她回去上课是为了给她的曾孙们树立一个好榜样jxo6w_E3XsTI.QkD&q

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She also wants a new career.

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她也想要一份新的职业Q5=h;%za4f.#zw9E

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"I would like to become a doctor because I used to be a midwife," she told Reuters.

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她告诉路透社:“我想成为一名医生,因为我曾经是一名助产士1,^XqFlqcG#,&yP[u*。”

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She added that her children were supportive of her decision.

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她补充说,她的孩子们支持她的决定en.hC,2]v0veau1*UF0

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Back in 2003, the government of the East African country began helping to pay for the cost of primary schooling.

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早在2003年,这个东非国家的政府就开始帮助支付小学教育的费用SP^QCkmsO0

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This has allowed some older members of society, who had missed out on education in their younger days, to go back to school.

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这使一些在年轻时错过教育机会的年长的社会成员得以重返校园@wg1)f3~KccZ

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This has given Sitienei more than an education.

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这不仅仅给了西缇内受教育的机会G~ahmki-)5Lro

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She has also become a film star.

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她还成为了一名电影明星U_;_Vt0WjoY.)]bPdSv

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Sitienei travelled to Paris last year for the launch of a film about her journey.

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西缇内去年去巴黎参加了一部有关她的历程的电影的首映式)RI9LxccZB1At

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It is titled Gogo, which means grandmother in her native Kalenjin language.

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电影名字叫Gogo,在她的母语卡伦金语中是祖母的意思s5rB!K~GKPxWkKuQ(knx

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She will also be heading to New York City soon for a showing of the film there.

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不久她还将前往纽约,在那里放映这部电影)%F3K;31q1tvs

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Sitienei is in her sixth year of primary school.

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She says her aims were far more practical than becoming a movie star.

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她说,她的目标比成为一名电影明星要实际得多UmoRpo;pStSCGL4e5j

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She said she had the idea when her great granddaughter dropped out of school after getting pregnant.

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她说,当她的曾孙女在怀孕后辍学时,她有了这个想法kU]^!xQcq%w5

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Sitienei said she jokingly asked her great granddaughter if she had money remaining on her school fee, and she said yes.

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西缇内说,她开玩笑地问她的曾孙女,她的学费还有没有剩余,她说有Ssb;R0nqC|@,H&d

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So, Sitienei told her that she would use it to attend school.

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所以,西缇内告诉她,她会用它去上学7y&!qRJYoV5980M~

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She said she had hoped that her great granddaughter would continue with her studies.

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她说,她曾希望她的曾孙女能继续她的学业YYa*3Aq,joF6C9c

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But when she refused, Sitienei decided to go to school herself.

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但当她拒绝后,西缇内决定自己去上学=+hNC=]d1.laM3Mq~Xe

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She said she also enjoys other school activities, including physical education classes.

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她说,她还喜欢学校的其他活动,包括体育课eE!x#nDmvPcrJu-2p^

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"It keeps me fit," she said.

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她说:“它让我保持健康”p^BzxD3YkZ_5

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"I get to jump around, even though not as much as they…do, but I at least move my body. That is my joy."

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“我可以跳来跳去,虽然不如他们跳得多……,但我至少可以移动我的身体x^rg0^CFAP&1.!2pNhPy。这是我的快乐5&d8Kx*CC!)o97x+J。”

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Sitienei shares her wide experience and knowledge with the children.

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西缇内与孩子们分享了她丰富的经历和知识ue~ueHwDaO9InduAl=(9

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Her teachers also use her experience to keep the peace during lessons.

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她的老师也利用她的经历来维持课堂安静q)nO;t2]_=m8VQ

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Her class teacher, Leonida Talaam, said she uses Sitienei to help control the class. And it works!

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她的班主任莱奥尼达·塔拉姆说,她利用西缇内来帮助控制班级i4~tR)]-4mvoh。它起作用了!

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"When I go outside," the teacher said, "the class remains silent."

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“当我走出教室时,”该老师说,“全班同学都保持安静wPJl+djnfagb。”

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I'm Anna Matteo.

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