Some Teachers Kind,
Others Sadistic and Secretive
[name withheld]

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Cliff Responds:

This is no tangent: the best we can hope for is that, in describing our experiences, others may learn -- that this madness might be reduced.

The bigotry I experienced from fellow students was in the second grade. In the fourth grade, it was the teacher who forced us to pray, years after the Supreme Court ruled this practice illegal. By then, my experiences of religious bigotry at the hands of my fellow-students had thankfully ended and never returned. Ours was the first generation to openly and collectively question the Cold-War mentality that was so strong in the 1950s.

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