Jean Woodlin is a bright thirteen year old from the village of Dalgros near Galette Chambon. He lives with his father, four sisters, and one brother. His father works as a farmer in the village. He works very hard all day long working the soil. He is very proud of his father, but he knows that his father has to work that hard to make very little money because he never got an education. Jean Woodlin wants to go to school, work hard to learn and get a good education so that he can become an engineer and build highways to make his country better. His favorite subject is mathematics and when he isn’t in school, he enjoys playing soccer with his friends.