I'm a teacher of thirty years and have met many kids from different walks of life. However, we are all essentially the same, no matter where we have come from or who our family happens to be. I am always concerned when one of the students, or their parents introduce themselves as "step-mom" and their child as,------"this is my stepson or this is my step child." Ya know what, this is negative and really, on a subliminal level, ...
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