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Ann Bednarski: The new sweater

Ricky came to school one day and immediately came to me and asked, "Do you like my new sweater?" I did. He told me he had five older brothers, always getting hand-me-downs. I said we did that too, when I was growing up. He was so excited to actually choose the first new sweater he ever had. Ricky was one of my fifth graders.

My advice to him was to enjoy it and take care of it because "sweaters don't really wear out." As I watched him that morning, he exhibited confidence and pride. The sweater was magical, I thought. …

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