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Former Student Dropped Out, But Still Appreciates A Special Teacher

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Roger Alvarez (left) did not graduate from high school, despite the efforts of former teacher Antero Garcia. "I just wanted you to know," Alvarez tells him, "I always respected you. ... You looked at me and you paid attention."

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2014/07/25/334501283/former-student-dropped-out-but-still-appreciates-a-special-teacher?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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