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The Teacher Who Refused to Teach

Mrs. Bowen. I’ll never forget her. She wore a brown wig, walked stiffly as if she had a board plastered to her back, and never spoke a word. That is, unless she was embarrassing us in front of the class. … Continue reading

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Take Your Child to Work Day

Today is ‘Take Your Child to Work Day.’ As a child, I loved that day and looked forward to it every year. It wasn’t because I got to miss a day of school, but because I got to spend that … Continue reading

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Be Authentic – Lesson From My Autistic Son

My son is who he is, never pretends to be anyone he’s not, and never fakes a smile. He doesn’t laugh at jokes that are not funny, nor does he lie to make others happy. He doesn’t befriend someone out … Continue reading

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Facing Reality – Sometimes We Only Act Strong

My son brought home a registration booklet for his junior year in high school. In two years, his peers will graduate and move on to start the next chapter of their lives. My son, on the other hand, will have … Continue reading

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