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'One word at a time'
Shalini Arun Kumar, Monroe, recently passed the interview to gain U.S. citizenship, a goal she had been working toward with the help of the Literacy Council of Green County. Originally from Sri Lanka, she moved to the U.S. in 2014 to be with her husband, Arun Kumar Manoharan, right. Their son, Aadvik, is 1 year old. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - Shalini Arun Kumar has been a "learner" with the Literacy Council of Green County almost since she arrived in the United States more than three years ago, but her current tutor insisted on one condition before agreeing to teach her: Shalini had to drive herself - alone - to the library for each tutoring session.