Outside the Walls: Listen to Your Mom

Nancy was told that her son, Tom, wouldn’t make it in school. They called him addled or mentally ill.

One day Tom overheard the teacher talking about his deficiencies to another teacher and relayed the information to his mother with a broken spirit. She fiercely defended him and went to the school to be his advocate. It wasn’t long after that she took matters into her own hands and brought him home to school him.

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