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[12 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 5,018 views]
Miss Martin, where are you?

Where is Brenda Martin when you need her? Who is Brenda Martin you ask? She was my first grade teacher at Howard Perrin Elementary School in Benton, Arkansas. The reason I ask this is Miss Martin had a real knack for getting to the bottom of what was causing incivility between folks. It’s been 39 years since I first met her, but I can still recall her familiar inquiry “kids what seems to be the problem?” This question got your attention quickly because at times she could be as intimidating …