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Teachers are going viral on social media for their inappropriate classroom attire in front of innocent babies.

New Jersey elementary school art teacher, known online as ToyBoxDollz, is going viral for her highly inappropriate outfits that barely cover her substantial curves.

Most of the snaps were taken inside a school, demonstrating the scandalous outfits she chooses to wear in class.

The shameless teacher regularly shares photos and videos of her shapely figure on her Instagram page. Her account @toyboxdollz has over 900,000 followers - including the parents of some of her students.

In some of the sultry snaps, she wears impossibly tight club dresses and jeans that look like they were painted on.

Some of her students are visible in some of the images.

"Looking like this around middle schoolers? Wow how does nobody find this concerning?" one user wrote.

Another person wrote:

"You can be a teacher and still be sexy, however you don't have to post slutty photos or videos shaking your ass to be sexy."

Despite the controversy, Dollz has many supporters, including rapper Fat Joe.

A few fathers say they don't mind the way the art teacher dresses - as long as their children get a quality education.

In her response to the critics on social media, she suggested that the school administration looks the other way because of a teacher shortage.

She also hinted she's doing the school a favor by teaching when she could be earning a lot more money online.

"Trying to body shame me because I am curvaceous is STILL discrimination!!! When everyone is done debating back and forth whether my curves are appropriate or inappropriate to exist on this planet earth, I need you go do me a favor, really quick research shortage, teacher shortage. Look that up. Our educational system is still recovering from these last few years of nonsense keep that in mind when you are trying to get someone out of their job."

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Angelina Jolie's daughter Zahara Jolie-Pitt will attend Spelman College in Atlanta this fall.

Her mom announced the 17-year-old's HBCU of choice in an Instagram post on Sunday.

"Zahara with her Spelman sisters! Congratulations to all new students starting this year. A very special place and an honor to have a family member as a new Spelman girl," she captioned a photo of Zahara posing with 5 Spelman students.

Jolie added the hashtags, "#SpelmanCollege," "#SpelmanSisters and "#HBCU."

Zahara is the daughter of Jolie and actor Brad Pitt. Jolie and Pitt divorced in September 2016. They also share twins Vivienne and Knox, 14, Shiloh, 16, Pax, 18, and Maddox, 20.

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In October 2021, Jolie told PEOPLE that her children are "pretty great people" who are kind to each other.

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"And because there's so many of them, I think they've had a very significant effect on each other. It's not like I'm the head of anything. I'm very honest with my kids. And I'm very human with my kids," she said.

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Residents of the housing projects where rap mogul Jay Z grew up in Brooklyn, NY, say his latest endeavor is just a waste of their time.

He often reminisces about his humble beginnings and drug dealings in his rap songs.

"Where I'm from, Marcy son, ain't nothing nice," he raps in "Where I'm From."

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He used to return to the projects bearing gifts for the younger residents, but he has since stopped, says a resident.

Now Jay Z has come up with a new venture - the Bitcoin Academy - a 12-week series of free "financial literacy" courses to teach low-income Marcy residents how to trade in Bitcoin.

The course will start at a time when Bitcoin investors have lost nearly $2.7 trillion since November 2021. Bitcoin crashed below $26,000 this week and is currently priced at $20,582.44 per coin.

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After residents complete the course, they will receive a small amount of bitcoin worth around $20-$25 in their own digital wallets.

Most Marcy residents weren't aware of the bitcoin classes when a reporter dropped by on Wednesday afternoon.

A Twitter user posted an image of Bitcoin Academy flyers that were tossed in a pile on the floor in one building.

"This is how Jay Z's Bitcoin Academy is being distributed in Marcy Ps... Just throwing it in the lobby... lol," @Coach_HugginsJr wrote in the caption.

Nyashia Figueroa, a 24-year-old resident, agreed to speak with a reporter from The Guardian. She said Jay Z's Bitcoin Academy was a waste of the residents' time.

"Half the people that's going to go to that class, probably just going to go to the class for the $25 that you get," she said. "The other half of the people, they'll probably take what they learn and forget it down the line."

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Figueroa said the classes show how out of touch Jay Z is with his people.

"If you want to do something, fix this place up," she said. "We have a basketball court with no hoops. Our parks is broken up in here. He should be doing more for his community, not no Bitcoin Academy."

She added: "The only thing I could say he really did for us was the Christmas stuff. Every Christmas he would come around and he would give out free toys to the kids or like pocketbooks, perfumes and little MP3 players. That was good; the bitcoin ain't."

She continued: "He stopped coming around, and then it was just his mother that was coming around for a long period of time. And now I don't even know if they do it any more. This is where he rep he's from and all that, but he don't do nothing for us."

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Ashley Heun was shocked when her 13-year-old daughter came home Tuesday with a letter from Southaven Middle School.

The letter, titled "Why Do Girls Suffer from Body Image?" explained that middle school girls have a negative body image and suffer from emotional issues due to their weight.

The letter read:

"We, the counselors of Southaven Middle School, would like to have an opportunity to offer some healthy literature to your daughter on maintaining a positive body image. We are also providing girls with shapewear, bras and other health products if applicable."

The letter gave parents the option of checking yes or no if they want their daughters to receive counseling and shapewear products.

"I had to read it a few more times, to make sure I was actually reading what I was actually reading," Ashley Heun told USA Today. "I mean, I was shocked, I was absolutely shocked. And honestly, I was angry."

Heun emailed the principal, John Sartain, to share her concerns about offering her daughter SPANX.

"My 13-year-old daughter. Shapewear. If my daughter begged me for shapewear, I would tell her no. I would be concerned about her if she even asked. Now I find out that you are ENCOURAGING her to wear it."

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Sartain called Heun on Wednesday morning to explain that the middle school received a donation of SPANX, bras, and other undergarments.

He said the lingerie distribution program had been canceled after Heun and other parents raised concerns.

Heun reached out to the news media to address her concerns.

"While I know they had good intentions, it was just very ill conceived," Heun said. "And I appreciate the fact that they want to help, because there are girls out there who don't have access to bras or other essential items, for whatever reason."

Heun said the decision to outfit her daughter in SPANX and Spandex should be made by her, not the school.
 

Megan Thee Stallion is inspiring young people to re-enroll in college after she finally completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Administration.

Dr. Monica Rasmus, program director for Texas Southern University's Health Administration program, tells TMZ that one-time dropouts are re-enrolling in her program in droves.

Dr. Rasmus credits the 26-year-old rapper, born Megan Pete, with inspiring the dropouts to re-enroll in her program.

She tells TMZ former TSU students started reaching out to her to discuss returning after Megan went public in 2020 about completing her studies in order to open assisted living facilities.

Dr. Rasmus says TSU undergrads and graduate students began contacting her department out of curiosity, and a genuine desire to pursue a degree in Health Administration.

Megan also helped the program by donating the $25,000 she earned via Fashion Nova, which Dr. Rasmus says went a long way to helping students who can't afford to pay for tuition and books.

Megan graduated summa cum laude last weekend after 8 years as a student at TSU. Her scholastic dream was delayed one year by the pandemic. And she put her books down for several years to tour on the road.

However, walking across the stage to receive her diploma was Megan's biggest accomplishment.

"I know my parents are looking down on me so proud... Thank you everyone for all the love today," she wrote in the caption of her graduation photo.

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Megan Thee Stallion graduated summa cum laude from Texas Southern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration Saturday morning.

The rapper stayed enrolled in college throughout the pandemic.

"My grandmother would be very pissed off at me if I just stopped college right now," she told Rolling Stone in 2020.

"I got to get this degree. I already started it, and I'm interested in what I’m doing because I want to open up assisted-living facilities in the city."

The 26-year-old Houston native, who was born Megan Pete, shared photos of her graduation gown and graduation cap embellished in colorful crystals that read: "Real Hot Girl Sh*t."

Megan, who has no immediately family living, captioned the photos: "I know my parents are looking down on me so proud... Thank you everyone for all the love today."

She also shared a link to the live ceremony on Instagram so her 27 million followers could witness her achievement.

Megan is truly an inspiration and a role model for her generation!

The rapper's celebrity pals lavished her with praise on and off social media.

"Congrats my love!!!! So proud of u!! love u!!!," socialite La La Anthony wrote.

"Proud of you Meg! Way to get it done! You're inspiring so many," singer Ciara wrote. While rapper Cardi B added, "I know your momma proud of you. You got people emotional over here."

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A 1st grade teacher is being dragged on Twitter for discussing her lifestyle with her 6-7 year old students.

Professor Nalo tweeted:

"My students call me Professor Nalo because I prefer not to use Mrs. or Mr. in my classroom. I teach all subjects as a 1st grade teacher, but my favorite moments are always when my students ask about my queerness.

"I was asked recently during a podcast interview why i don’t use Mrs. or Mr. to refer to myself, and I asked her why I needed to. She said “don’t you think it’ll be hard for children to adjust?

"But the truth is, it has never been children that struggle with adjusting to the complexities of human experiences. My students are 6-7 years old and they are still steeped in the magic of curiosity.

"My students know about and have met my wife at school, they know I’m queer, and the turtles will call ANYBODY out for calling me “mrs” anything. I told them my story once & never needed to say it again. If only adults adjusted as quickly and easily, it may save many of our lives."


 
One parent wrote: "I'd take my children out of your class in a heartbeat! Your personal life isn't necessary to six year olds or anyone you're teaching for that matter!"

A mom of twins tweeted: "Why would discussing your sexuality with CHILDREN ever be ok? Why would discussing this with small children bring you pleasure and be your favorite moments?"

Another person wrote: "No 1st grader has ever asked about 'queerness' unless they've been told about it beforehand."

And one person accused Nalo of indoctrinating children: "Sounds pretty pedo to me. You shouldn't be discussing sexuality with any children."

Question: Should teachers discuss their sexual lifestyles with 1st graders?

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Condoleezza Rice shared her thoughts about public schools teaching critical race theory (CRT) to children on ABC's The View.

Rice appeared on Wednesday's episode of The View with co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, Joy Behar, and Sara Haines.

Rice, the 2nd Black U.S. secretary of state in history, said parents ought to have a say in what their children are taught in schools.

She noted that home schooling is increasing in the United States because parents are fed up with the liberal curriculum in schools.

"[Parents] are actually homeschooling [children] in increasing numbers. And I think that's a signal," Rice said.

"First of all, parents ought to be involved in their children's education... I think parents ought to have a say. We used to have parent-teacher conferences; We used to have [Parent-Teacher Association's]. There are lots of ways for parents to be involved, and they should be."

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Rice, 66, said CRT was not helpful to Black or white students and that white students were being made to feel guilty for systemic racism in the United States.

"The way we're talking about race is that it either seems so big that somehow white people now have to feel guilty for everything that happened in the past," said Rice.

Rice added that she didn't feel teaching CRT in schools was "productive" to Black or white children.

"I don't think that's very productive or Black people feel disempowered by race. I would like Black kids to be completely empowered to know they are beautiful in their Blackness, but in order to do that, I don't have to make white kids feel bad for being white. So, somehow this is a conversation that has gone in the wrong direction."

Rice added:

"We teach the good and we teach the bad of history. But what we don't do is make 7- and 10-year-olds feel that they are somehow bad people because of the color of their skin."

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School districts around the country include LGBT+ history and LGBT+ rights in school curriculum.

In one school district in Minnesota, heterosexual high school students are being asked to participate in LGBT+ sexual role-playing in the classroom.

The curriculum involves coaching children to role-play adult sexual scenarios.

The role-playing exercises are part of the "Comprehensive Sexuality Education" (CSE) program.

The curriculum was designed by Advocates for Youth, a group that is partnered with Planned Parenthood, according to reports.

The role-playing is part of the "3R" principle, which stands for "rights, respect, responsibility."

The teenagers are given examples of sexual relationships and they are asked to role play the scenarios.

The role-playing examples include:

"Terrence" is described as "You date girls you like, but haven't done much sexually with them; you've kissed a couple of them, but didn't find it very exciting. Now you feel very attracted to Morgan. When you kissed him last week, it felt wonderful, but also confusing. You just can't stop thinking about Morgan and imagining his touch. You think you want to have sex with him, but you don’t want your family or friends to find out, because they would disapprove."

Two girls, "Andie" and "Diana" are alone in a basement and considering having sex. Andie thinks Diana "is great and feel that this could be the relationship you've always wanted. You've never felt like this before and don't want to do anything to turn Diana off. You feel open to all kinds of things with Diana, including commitment and sex. You plan to use protection if you and Diana decide to have sex."

"Zee", a biological girl, is considering having sex with trans teen "Sydney", a biological boy who identifies as a girl: "Biologically you were assigned female at birth but you hate all of the boxes that society puts people in and identify as genderqueer. You work hard to have a gender-nonconforming appearance and style. You enjoy gender-bending and you feel like with Sydney you have finally met someone who really 'gets you.'"

Teenagers who are resistant to the role-playing exercise are taken aside and lectured about homophobia, intolerance and acceptance of others.

Then the entire class is asked "to reflect on what's happening and why. Direct the students back to your class ground rules — and reinforce the agreement to be respectful — and that making homophobic comments is not respectful."

Parents can opt their teenage children out of the class at any time. One school district denied asking elementary school children to role play.

Richfield Public Schools in Minnesota issued a statement to Yahoo News.

"We do NOT teach elementary students about anal sex, show them graphic images, or ask them to role play, as has been reported by some media outlets. There are no activities in the secondary curriculum that have students role-playing situations in front of the entire classroom."

Parents protested the curriculum at a Richfield Public School board meeting (below)
 

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The entire Hudson School Board in Ohio must resign or face child porn charges over a sexual writing assignment given to students.

Hudson Mayor Craig Schubert announced his decision at a school board meeting on Monday, after students at Hudson High School were given sexually explicit writing assignments.

Students in the Liberal Arts II writing class were told to "write a sex scene you wouldn't show your mom," and "Describe your favorite part of a man's body using only verbs."

The students were also instructed to "Write an X-rated Disney scenario."

It isn't clear if the teacher who handed out the assignments must also resign or face criminal charges.

Red-faced Mayor Schubert spoke at a school board meeting, garnering loud applause from outraged parents who read the papers their children wrote.

Schubert told the school board he spoke with a judge who confirmed that the students' writings could be considered child pornography.

"It has come to my attention that your educators are distributing essentially what is child pornography in the classroom.

"I've spoken to a judge this evening and she's already confirmed that. So I'm going to give you a simple choice: either choose to resign from this board of education or you will be charged."

The mayor then stormed out of the room to loud applause from the angry parents.

The Hudson School Board members include one female and 5 males.

According to Dailymail.com, "Ohio law prohibits sending 'harmful' or obscene material to, or sharing it with, a minor, though this statute usually refers to sexting or sending obscene images."

Parent Monica Havens, a public school teacher for 11 years, told The Plain Dealer:

"I can't even wrap my brain around as a teacher, I don't care if it's for college credit, these are minors. When these topics are encouraged and read by adults, that is pedophilia.

"This is grooming, and all of you need to be replaced,' Havens told the school board. "You have dedicated yourself to woke social justice."

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Nikole Hannah-Jones is refusing to teach at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill after her tenure was blocked following her controversial work on the 1619 Project.

The 1619 Project is named for the year the first African slaves were brought to the English colony of Virginia.

Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for her work on the 1619 Project, a collection of essays, podcasts and poems developed by Hannah-Jones, writers from The New York Times, and The New York Times Magazine.

The 1619 Project "aims to reframe the country's history" by declaring the birth of the nation occurred when African slaves first arrived on America's shores.

Scholars criticized the 1619 Project, and even The New York Times disputed the date of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans.

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In this historical photo, freed slaves are pictured on the deck of the USS Vermont. The U.S. Navy hired freed slaves during the Civil War in 1861.

Last year, Hannah-Jones was invited to teach at her alma mater the UNC's Hussman School of Journalism as the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism.

The Knight Chair is usually offered tenure -- a guaranteed permanent teaching position at the school.

The last two Knight Chairs were granted tenure upon their appointments.

However, Hannah-Jones was furious to learn her application for tenure had been rejected by the University Board of Trustees.

Walter E. Hussman Jr., a millionaire news mogul who donated $25 million to the journalism school named after him, was among the donors who objected to Hannah-Jones' hiring.

The donors criticized the validity of the 1619 Project and questioned Hannah-Jones's credentials.

The decision faced backlash from her peers in the new industry, students and athletes, who wrote letters supporting her.

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A Wisconsin high school principal has apologized for separating white people from people of color to discuss police brutality in Zoom meetings.

West High School Principal Karen Boran sent two separate email links to parents fpr Zoom meetings. One link was for parents "of color" and the other link went to white parents, according to The Federalist.

Parents were invited to "join the Zoom space where you most closely identify" to discuss "all the police brutality and violence that is going on."

The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) sent a letter to Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent Carlton Jenkins explaining the problems with racial segregation in 2021.

According to WILL, the email discriminated against parents who weren't white or Black.

"Racial segregation is never beneficial or benign. It is our hope that the leadership at MMSD take this opportunity to commit the school district to the principle of equality and end all racial segregation immediately," wrote Dan Lennington, WILL deputy counsel.

West High School Principal Karen Boran apologized , telling the Wisconsin State Journal that her email "did not convey our intention in a manner that supports our core values." She added that the "wording in the communication we sent lacked clarity."

West High School was also criticized for separating people by their skin color during an affinity event last year.

Last summer, the school hosted "virtual discussion spaces" for students and staff separated by skin color.

The high school administration apologized then, too.

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Divorce rates have spiked in America during the Covid-19 lockdowns. The divorce rate, normally the highest in the world, is 34 percent higher from March through June compared to 2019, according to the NY Post.

One Texas school teacher hoped a new lesson would help change the relationship dynamics between males and females that lead to higher divorce rates.

Titled "Rules for Chivalry", the class assignment teaches young students how to be proper ladies and gentlemen.

The rules for girls include "dress in a feminine manner to please men", "address all men respectfully by title" and "obey any reasonable request by a male".

Additionally, girls are instructed to "walk behind men", not to "criticize men" or "complain or whine".

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There were also a set of rules for boys, instructing them to "dress in jackets and ties or suits", "treat ladies with respect", "show courtesy and assist women", assist ladies to seat themselves at a table, and "pay for all expenses during dates".

These rules are routinely taught to children in other cultures where the divorce rates are significantly lower than in America.

Despite the fact that the rules have proven effective in other cultures, the class was canceled due to the fierce public backlash.

The Shallowater school district released a statement saying the assignment "does not reflect our district and community values. The matter has been addressed with the teacher, and the assignment was removed."

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On Sept. 9, the Atlanta school board met in secret and voted not to extend Superintendent Meria Carstarphen's contract, which expires June 30, 2020.

Carstarphen's ouster divided the city and sparked widespread condemnation of the school board for holding a secret majority vote by a public body. Parents called into local radio shows to express their outrage over Carstarphen's ouster.

Carstarphen's forced departure made national news.

As Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, Carstarphen (pictured left) led the district's nearly 52,000 students, 6,000 full-time employees and 87 schools and oversaw the system’s $1 billion annual budget.

Verdaillia Turner, educator and president of 1,700-member Atlanta Federation of Teachers, says the Atlanta school board should be "transparent" in its search for a replacement for Carstarphen.

In a guest column published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Turner said the school board should listen to the advice of educators rather than business interests that played a key role in selecting Carstarphen.

She accused the APS of entering into long-term contracts with companies and organizations that favor privatization under the banner of charter schools.

And she urged the APS to choose a superintendent who believes in public education.

"Hiring a superintendent is a monumental task and the Atlanta Board of Education should learn from the recent past to avoid pitfalls that could have serious ramifications for the future of the school system," she writes.

"Atlanta Public Schools needs a superintendent who will implement models that have been proven to work, such as the Community Schools approach that emphasizes meeting the whole family’s needs, real family engagement, community partnerships, and wrap-around services.

She added: "In a city such as Atlanta where most students suffer from poverty, this model is especially needed. A recent study identified Atlanta as the city with the least economic mobility for poor children."

Turner also criticized the school board for selecting Carstarphen, a Tulane and Auburn graduate, who has little teaching experience.

"Shouldn't a superintendent have spent time in the classroom interacting with students, parents, and other teachers?" she wrote.

Atlanta public schools are among the lowest performing schools in the nation. The Atlanta school district is still digging out from under the teacher cheating scandal of 2009.

Top teachers and principals in the Atlanta Public Schools were arrested for cheating on state-administered standardized tests. The teachers have since been released from prison.

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NBA superstar LeBron James opened his first elementary school for at-risk students in his hometown of Akron, Ohio on Monday, July 30. "If we get to them early enough, we can hopefully keep them on the right track to a bigger and brighter future for themselves and their families,” the father-of-3 said at a press conference in the school's temporary building on Monday, July 30.

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The school serves 240 of Akron's most academically challenged students. The students were chosen from a random pool of underachieving 3rd and 4th graders with the lowest marks on aptitude tests.

Akron's biggest success story missed 83 days of school in the 4th grade. LeBron's dream is to give the children something he never had growing up: a quality education and to know that someone cares.

"This school is so important to me because our vision is to create a place for the kids in Akron who need it most -- those that could fall through the cracks if we don’t do something,” he said.

The I Promise school is part of Akron Public Schools. The district paid $2.9 million out of its general fund for the landscaping, furniture, teacher's salaries, books, and other essentials. The LeBron James Family foundation pays for everything else, including 4 extra teachers to allow for smaller classrooms.

The school is housed in a temporary building owned by the district. The walls are lined with LeBron's game worn shoes and inspirational quotes by LeBron.

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LeBron tapped educator Brandi Davis to be the school's first principal. By 2022, the school will have 1,000 students in 1st through eighth grades.

The students, who began their first day on Monday, were given clothing, jackets, bicycles, helmets, as well as free breakfast, lunch and snacks. And a food pantry is set up in the school for children who don't have enough food at home.

Students who live over 2 miles away get free transportation to and from school.

If the students graduate, a college education awaits them at the University of Akron.

Education begins at home, so the students' parents are offered job placement and the opportunity to continue their education or earn their high school diplomas, ESPN reports.

“We want every kid who walks through this school to be inspired,” James told CNN. “To come away with something. Something where they can give back and it doesn’t matter -- it could be anything, but just for kids, in general, all they want to know is that someone cares. And when they walk through that door, I hope they know that someone cares.”

 

 

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