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A Hero Beyond the Cape

June 28, 2012

By Drewby, Beecher, IL

I remember very many years ago that I saw a fire break out across the street from my school.

I was in a Catholic school at the time, and I was sitting through a relatively dry lesson the teacher was giving us about something we've learned about twenty times before. Then I noticed a few heads were turning away from the teacher. The teacher, of course, knew this as well.

"Hey!" she yelled. "When I'm teaching, that means you're paying attention!"

One of the students turned to the teacher, with a look of both awe and shock. "There's smoke across the street!" the student yelled. "There's smoke across the street!"

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