A newspaper story about a grown-up Huntington Beach kid who searched for his former teacher so he could apologize for a long-ago act tells us something about forgiveness, and memory, and life. "I am truly sorry for asking to be transferred out of your seventh grade social studies class at Sowers Middle School during the 1972-73 school year," writes Larry Israelson. The story unfolds in layers for him, the teacher and the writer of the story. Go read at the Portland Oregonian.
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