Riding home safely. The visit was not quite the same as “Daughter Day” at the IAEA, but it did provide Anna Grace with an “American Girl Abroad” experience to submit to the magazine, so perhaps she, like Kit, will become a published journalist!
Those being Anna Grace, our American Girl, and Miss Mildred Margaret Kittridge, or “Kit Kittridge” as she is known. Kit is the American Girl doll from 1934, Depression-era Cincinnati, who wanted more than anything to become a Journalist (and she did, but I won’t spoil it for you. You’ll just have to read the books to learn how she did it.) On a recent AIS holiday from school, the two young ladies were provided a private tour of the UN by Tony. Who better to report on the UN?
In the entrance wing leading to the IAEA. (Posing near the Nobel Peace Prize 2005, awarded to the IAEA and its Director (at the time), Mohammed ElBaradei, “for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way.”
Kit was a bit disappointed that there were no meetings underway.
Although, she did get to ride in a “culturally protected elevator” for a view from high atop the IAEA.
Back down in the Rotunda, the more mundane matters of a drink of water and stop at the Commissary were last on the agenda.