How a Teacher Saved My Educational Life

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I love books. Probably as much as anyone. My home library looks like the picture I chose for this piece. I’ve read MOST of the books I have, but I have a never-ending stack of books all clamoring for my attention, waiting in the queue. I am always behind. My reading life didn’t start out like that at all. Thanks to a very wise second-grade teacher, my entire educational success came about by one simple sentence.



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Jim Parton

Retired Teacher and Funeral Celebrant. The gay and married dad of three grown children. I have always been fascinated by the human condition. Come read with me.