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Let A Child Know: You are Limitless!

By Catherine Hedge Several years ago, a friend asked me to compose a philosophy statement.  The challenge was, “If you could tell the World anything,  what would you say?”    Though I’m now retired and other situations have changed, I do … Continue reading

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Because I Have Something to Say!

Because I Have Something to Say!.

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Don’t Tell Me I’m A Loser

by Catherine Hedge One of the saddest moments of my teaching career was when I heard a parent say in front of his child, “He’s just a loser.”  I’ll never forget the image of the boy dropping his chin to … Continue reading

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Because I Have Something to Say!

By Catherine Hedge Anyone who uses the phrase, “indomitable”  must have met my writing mentor, the late Leonard Bishop.  He grew up in conditions of poverty and violence that would destroy most of us.  He believed, despite all the contrary … Continue reading

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