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Future schools leader Stiepleman commits to life of helping children

Sunday, March 28, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The way Peter Stiepleman tells it, he was an insurance agent in Oakland, Calif., when one day he attended a "Drop Everything and Read Day" at a local school. The children were supposed to be singing "Take the 'A' Train," but the teacher accompanying them on the piano was going too fast for them to keep up.

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