The drawing feature of this course was the keynote speaker, Sister Helen Prejean whose ministry with death row inmates and advocacy against the death penalty in the States was told through the novel/movie Dead Man Walking.
When the group was asked for a volunteer to thank her, I waited a quick second, not wanting to appear too eager, and to allow others a chance to step in. My hand went up and the task was shared between myself and another.
After an engaging and inspiring session, I proceeded to officially thank Sr. Helen when she interrupted me with a comment about my "little Buddha face". We'll see if she autographs her book that way to me.