"Telling our stories brought all of our lived realities into the classroom." —Rebecca Mieliwocki, Seventh Grade Teacher
Photo: David Andrako
Caitlyn, a quiet seventh grader, was bullied by the other kids in her class because she wore the same cowboy boots every day. The boots were a gift from her father, who had passed away. But Caitlyn's boots were special for another reason. After she shared her story, the teasing stopped. Not just for Caitlyn, but for everyone.
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