It's not just kids who are counting down until the last day of school. Math teachers, art teachers, the principal - by this time of year, each one of them knows exactly how many days, hours, and minutes until vacation starts. It's not that they don't love their jobs - they do. But still . . . .
What happens when a young artist in Illinois breaks her wrist just weeks before a dream-come-true summer opportunity to travel to New England for two weeks of uninterrupted art-making? For Maria Zamudio, it was a little challenge - emphasis on little.