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Dear Teacher, Next week I will pull up in front of your building and slow to a stop. After hugs and tears I will sit and watch my little boy put on a brave face and walk away. And I will know some things that you don’t yet, but you are his teacher now. He […]

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I was in tenth grade when I looked my High School guidance counselor right in the eye and said firmly, “I’m going to college.” She looked a bit surprised, fumbled for a moment, and said, “Well okay then…” as she shifted gears in the conversation. We were in a meeting with her and my parents […]

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We were out of our normal routine and in a location we’d never visited before. This Chic-fil-A was bustling and the play area was full of kids – most of them bigger than mine. We ordered food, chose a table right up against the glass of the play area so we could watch the kids, […]

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