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Teacher of immigrant students named MN's Teacher of the Year

Amy Hewett-Olatunde, who teaches writing and English to immigrant students at LEAP High School in St. Paul, was named Minnesota’s 2015 Teacher of the Year on Sunday,  219 more words


Orphan Train

Orphan Train

“[T]he people who matter in our lives stay with us, haunting our most ordinary moments. They’re with us in the grocery store, as we turn a corner, chat with a friend. 72 more words

The First Seven Years

“Give me a child for the first seven years, and you may do what you like with him afterwards.” St. Ignatius Loyola.

In honor of that belief, I’d like to do a brief dedication to the woman who raised me. 365 more words


Discrimination in Australia (haiku)

“Immigrants,” spat the
wrinkled old dame; said my babe:
“but, Mommy, she’s Greek.”


Citizen of Heaven

Philippians 3:20 “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ.”

When immigrants came to America, they first saw the Statue of Liberty. 299 more words