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Support of My Dreams Came From a Surprising Source

When a science teacher mentored a drama student

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When I was sixteen, there were two things I lacked in my life — an appreciation of science and female role models — with Mrs. S, my biology teacher, I got both.

Until Mrs. S, I hadn’t had good luck with science teachers. And if I had to choose the worst, the winner would be…




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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com

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