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Old 03-08-2011, 07:23 AM   #33
Mary Eastland
 
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Re: dirty uniform

When I was teaching a class at BCC one of the female exchange students had terrible foot odor. She wore awful smelling sweaty socks and really didn't want to take them off. She spoke very little English and I spoke even less of her language so comuncation was tricky. She was very large and socially awkward. My goal was for least possible amount of harm from her classmates.
So I prayed for an idea...It came. I bought her six pairs of really cute socks and asked her to change into to them especially for class. She loved the idea and the gift.
It worked...she was a dear heart and such a gift to me and the rest of the class.
Mary
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