He was one of the most beloved teachers in the small world of international schools that serve the children of diplomats, well-off American expatriates and local elites. He was often the first to arrive in the morning, and the last to leave each day. He led students on class trips to exotic places, treating them to cookies and milk at bedtime.
The University of Minnesota Duluth student found unconscious after nine hours in subzero temps earlier this month is coming to terms with what has happened and what's in store, according to her family.
On Wednesday, Alyssa Lommel's mother updated her CaringBridge site saying it appears her daughter is starting to accept the way things are going to be.