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Teachers risk their lives

 

Between the horrific shooting in Connecticut and the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, schools, tragically, have been at the epicenter of the carnage. In both cases, teachers put their lives on the line to protect their charges, innocent children, by placing themselves between the kids and harm’s way.

The next time legislators vote against giving our nation’s teachers a raise, I’d like them to stand up and explain themselves to the American people. They should then be given a cigarette and a blindfold. We’ll do the rest.

Tracy Anton, Hollywood

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