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How to Be Memorable

This story is a case study in how to be memorable, no matter your endeavors in life. It was fall 1987. The first day of my senior year in high school in Olathe, Kansas. The bell rang and as students we slid into our desks. It was seventh hour, our final class. Since that room …

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Doug Clark: Linchpin

“My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky…” Doug Clark, College Prep English teacher at Olathe North High School in the fall of 1987, burst into our classroom on the first day of my senior year and enthusiastically uttered those words, along with the rest of William Wordsworth’s poem. “So was …

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