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Freedom Writers, Keller version


I had the privilege of going to Keller last week to see one of my heroes. Yes, one of my heroes was in Keller; her name is Erin Gruwell and she is the teacher the movie “Freedom Writers” is based upon. As I sat there in Keller school and listened to how she got there and her story, I quickly realized that this all was not about her. It was about the students of Mrs. Clark, a teacher in the Keller School District.

In a very cool turn of events and much like in the movie this little class in Keller, Washington wrote a letter to Mrs. Gruwell and asked her to come visit them. The letters...

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