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He Failed Me

My teacher took advantage of me. And now that I'm a teacher, too, I'm more appalled than ever.


(Illustration / Kim Rosen) Illustration / Kim Rosen
By Andrea Calabretta
August 6, 2006

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I was 17 the first time my English teacher kissed me in the computer lab at our high school. It was a Friday afternoon. He was my father's age and married, with four grown children of his own. "I'm infatuated with you," he told me. He was my favorite teacher, the adviser of the student newspaper I edited. I had ... (Full article: 763 words)

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