Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

The Most Precious Gift

What the innocent joy in the heart of a child can teach us

Photo by Jakayla Toney on Unsplash

He was an adorable child.

I was a nervous, inexperienced teacher.

In the two weeks I taught him and his classmates, I had one of the most memorable encounters of my life.

It happened like this:



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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.