Perry M. Smith

The courage of children: Pupils relect on the making of heroes

Originally published in the Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 9, 2011– Last month I had a wonderfully uplifting experience at Stevens Creek Elementary School in Columbia County. I had been invited by Tara Hansen to teach the entire fifth grade, about 150 pupils. The topics were leadership, service to others and courage. I stressed that there are extraordinary individuals who can serve as role...

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