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Finding joy in the hopeless

Photo by Faris Mohammed on Unsplash

I work in intervention within a Title one middle school. This means that my day is filled with kids who have disconnected from their hope in a myriad of ways. Some are angry, some are disengaged. Others are looking for someone to blame. Most do not see a future for themselves outside of what they see in their own families. It is very difficult for them to determine their value outside of immediate circumstances. And happiness? That comes…

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Saipanhayden

Saipanhayden

I am an intervention coordinator at a large Title 1 middle school. I care deeply about people and I like to find solutions if I can. Life is hard. Let's be kind

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