The Great Change Week 66: Sandy deserts mottled with mosses

Albert Bates
Jun 20 · 13 min read

The trees have beards hanging from their limbs and fur on their bark. Even the rocks are covered in moss or mottled with lichens.

When John Liu was a teenager growing up in Indiana he was a year younger and much smaller than the others in his grade, many of whom found his intelligence annoying. In 1970, he has kicked off the debate team because he refused to cut…