this was one my students last school year....
It's just a reminder that we never know when we will see someone for the last time and how important it is to be a positive influence on others. This kid had some discipline issues (that obviously stemmed from his home life) and when I think back to class, I'm so glad that I always tried to be patient with him and cut him a little slack. I think the biggest crisis in our country is the lack of quality fathers. (case in point: below)
That is heart-breaking Josh. I'm so sorry.