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The Lives Of Former Students

By Alexander Russo — October 12, 2007 1 min read

Over at Nick Kristof’s NYT blog, Chicago teacher Will Okun describes attending the wedding of some former students, with beautiful pictures. “Last Saturday, I attended and photographed the Chicago wedding of Keith and Tarita Thomas. While all former students are remarkable and unique in their own individual ways, Keith is the once-in-a-career student who holds a special place in every teacher’s life. Keith is also one of the very few students I have taught in nine years who was raised in a two-parent household.” It’s nice stuff, and pretty amazing that they’re giving him so much space. Plus 86 reader comments and counting.

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