A Long Way Gone

Ishmael wonders why Esther does what she does with the traumatized children. Based on the information given about Esther in the text, how would you answer Ishmael's question?

A Long Way Gone - Chapter 18-19

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Esther is a doer.... she's a caring person with a big heart. She is educated and knowledgeable in regard to trauma. She wants to help these children regain their individuality, heal from their experiences, and begin anew.