|A lesson that should be taught in all schools . . And colleges
Back in September of 2005, on the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a
When the first period kids entered the room they discovered that there
‘Ms.. Cothren, where’re our desks?’
She replied, ‘You can’t have a desk until you tell me how you earn the
They thought, ‘Well, maybe it’s our grades.’
‘No,’ she said.
‘Maybe it’s our behavior.’
She told them, ‘No, it’s not even your behavior.’
And so, they came and went, the first period, second period, third
By early afternoon television news crews had started gathering in
The final period of the day came and as the puzzled students found seats
At this point, Martha Cothren went over to the door of her classroom and
Twenty-seven (27) U.S. Veterans, all in uniforms, walked into that
Martha said, ‘You didn’t earn the right to sit at these desks. These
By the way, this is a true story.