Nov 29 2017

The Shoes in Boots Project – Not an Urban Legend

Do you know a 2nd grade girl who is deserving of a new pair of boots or shoes?  Many, many years ago, a second-grade little girl was asked by her teacher to come to the front of the classroom and write a word on the blackboard.  Although she was more than able to satisfy the academic request, the little girl was reluctant to come forward. Still, she complied.  As the little girl finished writing and placed the chalk back into the tray, she could feel the teacher’s eyes fixed on her feet. “Won’t you please remove your boots [galoshes]?” the teacher asked. (The teacher recognized that it was late spring and not raining outside.) Now, the eyes of everyone in the classroom were fixed on her feet.  (Click here to continue the story).