The trouble with being gifted - KELLY DENNETT.

Published on Stuff.co.nz, July 19 2015

 

Auckland University, mid-term. Bored faces stare out from the rowed seating of thebrightly lit lecture theatre. The audience are first-year physics students. Eighteen and fresh out of high school, they must attend this lecture to pass. But in the crowd sits one young student, bright eyed and on the edge of his seat. Eight-year-old Hector Williams squirms, trying to resist throwing up his hand in response to the professor's questions. He doesn't need to be here to pass, he's here because he wants to be.

 

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