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My Classroom

I can’t say I ever thought I would have my own classroom, but now that I have one, I like the idea of taking charge of a class. All of the classes I failed to enjoy in high school and … Continue reading

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“Breathe in God, Breathe in Light”

Shouting, screaming, yelling, they are all slightly different from one another. Under normal circumstances, I’d never be able to tell the difference between them. But here, at this orphanage, they are so common that I can depict them from each … Continue reading

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My Number is Four

I have four students. Four boys. They make up my class this year. One American teacher, four Guyanese fifth graders. They are a mix of nine and ten-year-olds, all dwelling in the ophanage, but all coming from an array of … Continue reading

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“This Class Will Be Yours”

Well, here I am again, in the internet café, fighting to make this computer work and pounding out another blog post. It has been an eventful week at school. I’m thankful tomorrow is Friday, to say the least. I’m quickly … Continue reading

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“Welcome Back to Prison, I Mean School” -DJ on the Radio

The first day of school was today. School started at 8:30, so I left my house at 7:30 and caught two buses out to the orphanage. I’m happy to say that I knew where I was the entire time, transferred … Continue reading

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