There are many events in the course of my life that have influenced my basic beliefs. I taught school for over twenty years, meeting many children and parents of different backgrounds. All of my experiences have led me to believe and hold very firmly that everyone I meet deserves my respect and kindness whether I like or dislike what they stand for or say. The “Golden Rule of Life” is still the best ground rule: Do unto others as you would want them to do unto you”.
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