Today’s Fun Fact

No matter how often a student asks me about my visible tattoo; no matter how many times I share with him that I got it over Christmas break… it does not guarantee that this same student will not believe my friend and colleague who told him I acquired this tattoo in prison.

When I tried to explain that felons cannot become teachers, I was subjected to a very passionate and elaborate plan for me to change my identity, my name, and my hair color so that I could move on with my life and become the teacher I was always meant to be. I quietly revealed that I am already a teacher and have never been to prison, much to their disappointment. My friend and colleague asked, “Wouldn’t it just be easier not to commit the crime to begin with?” but it fell on deaf ears…

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