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April's theme is
MOTHERS & SISTERS.
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As I reflect on the last few months of teaching English in Japan, I find my memories each leave a distinct aftertaste. Take late September, for example: as summer humidity recedes, I wear glasses to school instead of contacts. One of the grade 5s in the special education class tells me the glasses suit me, and gives me an ear-to-ear smile. I grin right back. During recess, we walk to the library holding hands, and my heart is as warm and gooey as apple pie. Then for Halloween