A teacher told me a while back that she hoped every school day that she would have an accident driving to work, just so she didn't have to show up for her class. I moved away from her neighborhood, so I never heard from her again. Last week on National Teacher's Day, I thought about her and all the other teachers who, for various reasons, are unhappy with their jobs.
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