Monday, February 6, 2012

Newman Committed to Paying it Forward

Windsor Patch (Windsor, CT) February 6, 2012

"A self described 'troubled teen,' Windsor resident Terese Newman grew up in Los Angeles. Although she was an honors student, Newman was facing some personally difficult times, and she was close to making a decision that would set her back for ever.
'I was upset, and, like teens tend to do, I rebelled in a way that affected my family life and school life,' she said. 'I was on the edge of making a bad decision: dropping out of school,' said Newman.
In retrospect, Newman says that her difficulties were certainly manageable, but to a teenager, they seemed impossible to overcome. However, things took a turn when one of her teachers reached out to her in a small, but significant way." Read More

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