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In the Classroom

Encourage resilience in your students. Sometimes telling students how others overcame adversity is helpful.  Patricia Smith of Riverside Community College shares the story linked here The story of the founder of Wendy's restaurants is also inspirational.  Described on the Wendy's website, his own experiences with adoption and foster care encouraged him to found davethomasfoundationforadoption.org.  If you would like to share an inspirational story about one of your students who exercised resilience, please use the link below.  Be sure to point out that it is "an inspirational story."