I feel humbled in comparison. The idea of walking in another’s shoes comes to life in this story. It is more than a story. It is what Levinas called substitution for the Other, the ultimate taking responsibility and empathy.
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Local teacher living homeless for month talks to WFTV
Can one really teach what one does not know?
If you have really been reading my postings about my people you know the answer.
Did this moving story give you any ideas?
Leave it to a teacher to put a little sanity into a politically corrupt state.
Before you read this, think about a law stating that any government official or one thinking of becoming a government official spend a minimum of 3 days in this teachers shoes!
“What’s it like? It is horrible,” Rebman said.
It’s been just 11 days since the Orange County teacher started his homelessness project.
“Here we are 11 days in and I have less than $2 in my pocket. I really don’t know how my days are going to go. I thought it wouldn’t be this difficult as it’s been,” Redman said.
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