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Tuesday, July 07, 2009

You Want Heroes?

By Frosty Troy
You want heroes? For millions of kids, the hug they get from a teacher is the only hug they will get that day because the nation is living through the worst parenting in history. Many have never been taken to church or synagogue in their lives.

A Michigan principal moved me to tears with the story of her attempt to rescue a badly abused little boy who doted on a stuffed animal on her desk - one that said, "I love you!" He said he'd never been told that at home.

This is a constant in today's society - two million unwanted, unloved, abused children in public schools, the only institution that takes them all in. Teacher strive to find the best in their students, even where some see little hope.

No other American bestows a finer gift than teaching - reaching out to the brilliant and the retarded, the gifted and the average.Teachers leave the world a little bit better than they found it... They are America's unsung heroes.
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