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4_TN_TITANS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-21-09 01:17 PM
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20. There was one of those kids in my kindergarten class
named Billy. I believe his parents took him away from that particular school because of all the tormenting he took. I've actually tried to find out something about him so I could send him a heartfelt anonymous appology some 30 years later, but haven't found anything on him yet. I understand that we were just kids, but I've promised my daughters serious punishnment if I ever hear of them making fun of someone for a stituation that they can't help.
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  -The most shameful experience of my life Cyrano  Sep-21-09 11:18 AM   #0 
  - You were a KID  Warpy   Sep-21-09 11:23 AM   #1 
  - Thank you for sharing this with us.  driver8   Sep-21-09 11:25 AM   #2 
  - I think you are correct.  OllieLotte   Sep-21-09 11:46 AM   #9 
  - Thank you for posting; but what really shocks me...  LeftishBrit   Sep-21-09 11:25 AM   #3 
  - Sometimes the goal is to get kids out of themselves and thinking about others at a young age  Berry Cool   Sep-21-09 11:51 AM   #13 
     - I think it is great to get kids to donate gifts or time and work to help others  LeftishBrit   Sep-21-09 12:30 PM   #15 
  - honey, how old were you ? forgive yourself...  elehhhhna   Sep-21-09 11:28 AM   #4 
  - More easily said than done. My heart still aches when I think about this.  Cyrano   Sep-21-09 12:53 PM   #17 
     - We all do things we regret, or fail to take action when we could/should have  pipi_k   Sep-21-09 08:39 PM   #27 
  - The point of memory is to gather experience and wisdom  TayTay   Sep-21-09 11:28 AM   #5 
  - Well said...  JuniperLea   Sep-22-09 10:53 AM   #30 
     - It is never about "me"  TayTay   Sep-22-09 06:13 PM   #31 
  - Do you remember his last name? I wonder if you could track him down today.  Arugula Latte   Sep-21-09 11:35 AM   #6 
  - If only I could remember his last name. And if only I could find him  Cyrano   Sep-21-09 11:43 AM   #8 
     - Do you have a class photo from that time?  Arugula Latte   Sep-21-09 11:47 AM   #10 
        - All gone in a fire.  Cyrano   Sep-21-09 12:40 PM   #16 
  - I was a "barney"  angrycarpenter   Sep-21-09 11:43 AM   #7 
  - Same here  wicket   Sep-21-09 11:49 AM   #11 
  - Hey angry!!! How's it going? I remember kids saying that  Fire1   Sep-21-09 01:50 PM   #21 
  - Me too.  redqueen   Sep-21-09 01:53 PM   #22 
  - Well it's that same kid in you who makes sure that doesn't happen again  lunatica   Sep-21-09 11:51 AM   #12 
  - My Barney was named Vicki.  CrispyQ   Sep-21-09 12:21 PM   #14 
  - It is frequently in the nature of children  lapislzi   Sep-21-09 12:53 PM   #18 
  - There was one of those kids in my kindergarten class  4_TN_TITANS   Sep-21-09 01:17 PM   #19 
  - There was one of those kids in my kindergarten class  4_TN_TITANS   Sep-21-09 01:17 PM   #20 
  - really? that was the most shameful thing you ever did?  cali   Sep-21-09 02:01 PM   #23 
  - No, Cali, I'm not a saint.  Cyrano   Sep-22-09 10:48 AM   #29 
  - I think we all have similar stories of growing up...  mike_c   Sep-21-09 06:11 PM   #24 
  - seems like the teachers would have known Barney needed help  Skittles   Sep-21-09 07:50 PM   #25 
  - what you learned from that experience, has most likely benefited other people  G_j   Sep-21-09 08:22 PM   #26 
  - Mine was Bertha Marquez. I was always the smartest  alittlelark   Sep-21-09 08:41 PM   #28 
  - I always make a point of buying extra t-shirts,etc  w8liftinglady   Sep-22-09 06:26 PM   #32 
  - You learned a valuable lesson...lesson well learned.  DearAbby   Sep-22-09 06:31 PM   #33 
     - Yes, I think the teacher was asking the kids to present names of the needy to get them to think  lib_wit_it   Sep-22-09 08:21 PM   #34 
 

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