October 18, 1980…

Aug 27, 2021 | 0 comments

Artist Unknown — Mrs. Stevens’ 1st/2nd/3rd Grade Class c. 1992

Dear Mrs. LaRue,
Do you know the Halloween parade?  In this parade can I holed youer hand because Im scared of clowns?
From Ruth

Looking back is oh! so bittersweet.  Not because of what was said, but because of what I can’t remember.  Did I hold her hand?  Did I even go to the parade?  And who was Ruth?  Did she move away?  I honestly don’t remember ever having taught a student named Ruth.  I am so sorry…  I wonder if she is out there somewhere and if she remembers the parade or the clowns… or me.



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