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AFFIRMATION AND IDENTITY
Robert Manning tells the story of a lonely, motherless boy of fourteen years who met two new teachers in his freshman year of high school. One said to him, “I don’t like your attitude.” The other said, “I think you are a very fine boy.” Because he wanted to be happy, the boy chose to remember the teacher who understood the dream in his heart. The last day of school he walked into her room, bashful, half-afraid, and stammered out the words, “I want to thank you for what you said to me one day last October. I have never forgotten your words.” Her picture was on his desk throughout his college years, and she was to influence his life and life’s work for half a century. Then, on her fiftieth college anniversary at Earlham College they met for the first time since high school days. “I wouldn’t have known you,” Robert Manning said. “You have changed so much in fifty…

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