Jean110 made me thinkJean110
wrote an interesting journal
entry that made me think about my grandmother and an experience from my childhood.
When I was in grade school the most amazing teacher I've ever had, Mr. Gary Canode of Yuma, AZ (deceased, sadly), took our combination class of third, fourth, and fifth graders to a local hospice with people of various disabilities. I believe the idea was for us to see that people that are different from us in a plethora of ways are deserving of our compassion and empathy, not ridicule and derision.
So the woman a classmate and I were grouped with, and I'm sorry to say I don't remember her name after so many years, was suffering from Alzheimer's and as c...