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Sometimes Mother’s Day is a Bittersweet Day

Janice Krako/ May 14, 2017

Once upon a time….but this is a true story When the private school our son attended didn’t think this young man would be able to succeed  enrolled there in spite of his brilliance, genius IQ but lacking perfect eye sight, having poor fine motor skills, and a brain tumor (discovered at age 5.)…He made the honor roll!  More capable than they assumed.   Proudest parents ever! How ironic…we were called in to a meeting with the High School principal and David’s teachers for the very pleasant occasion of note…David made honor roll. The Principal had been given the task by the school’s Headmaster of terminating David’s attendance for “not being up to the school’s quality levels”.  David was up to the challenges of a rigorous education. A child with IQ of Mensa level in nursery school. The Headmaster had to “eat crow”. David could and did succeed quite well in this tough academic setting as the Honor Roll listing attested to.  What parent doesn’t love to hear teachers telling you not only your son was brilliant, but a good person person? David constantly amazed all who knew him. So….now that the amazing David  was successful in a tough private high school, 

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