Tag Archives: students

A New Ride for an Inspiring Lady

Here’s a story that brightened my day and put a smile on my face. “For years, Debra Davis has been a loving role model for her local high school students …┬áSo as a means of repaying Davis for her years … Continue reading

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Good Question. Great Answer!

The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education. He argued: “What’s a kid going to learn from someone who decided his best option in life was to … Continue reading

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$700,000 Happy Ending For Bullied Bus Monitor

A Canadian man who thought he’d be able to raise $5,000 to send on vacation a 68 year old woman who had been bullied by students while doing her job as a bus monitor has actually raised over $700,000. A … Continue reading

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Abundance: Unconventional Education

A friend sent an article today that outlined a series of experiments regarding educating students the results of which I found most remarkable. I believe you will too. It was posted on DelanceyPlace.com. The article is dated 5/15/12. Here’s the … Continue reading

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The Day Girls Saved Me

Many years ago I was in a high school Marine Corps JROTC program as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. It was not a real popular time to be in uniform. It was a turbulent time. One of … Continue reading

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Speak Softly and Carry a Big Heart

(Below is a re-post of one of my earliest postings to this blog from back in mid-2010. I’ll occassionally re-post something to give newer followers an opportunity to see it without having to wade through many old posts to find … Continue reading

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Making A Difference

I will sometimes re-post something for readers who found this site in recent months. Below is one such re-post. Russ Remember the hit song from awhile back that included these words?: Don’t Laugh At Me Don’t call me names Don’t … Continue reading

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