By Good News Network Saturday, May 05, 2012
A Connecticut seventh-grade student and art history buff spotted an error in an exhibit no one else had noticed.
Benjamin Coady noticed the error in the permanent exhibit about the Byzantine Empire — a part of history Benjamin had just studied in school.
The map was supposed to show when the empire was at its largest, but Spain and part of Africa were missing, he said.
Surprised the museum readily admitted making a mistake, the boy said the process taught him a valuable lesson. "If you have a question, always ask it," he said. "Always take chances."
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