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On Your Mark

Two Friday’s ago, I pressed my best and only suit and drove to GW’s Lisner auditorium on 21st Street.  Two years ago, I promised one male student at his mother’s funeral that I would be there to shake his hand … Continue reading

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Remember When We Were Friends

At first, I thought it was just me until a colleague shared a similar intuition.  All year long, I could sense something in the air at school, something unsettled.  Transitions are, of course, the hallmark of adolescence, and I quickly … Continue reading

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