2. Childhood Beyond The Schoolroom

By |2020-08-11T13:18:25+00:00August 8th, 2020|essay 2, Lloyd Johnson|

My Truth: My Journey Toward Servant Leadership Childhood Beyond the Schoolroom    Lloyd Johnson, c 1936 Toward the end of my kindergarten year at the Nathan Hale School, Ma summarily announced that I wouldn’t return there in the fall, supposedly because my first-grade teacher was “deaf.” Her rationale escaped me then, but at age 4 who was I to question her decision. Since then, I have come to think that, from Ma’s point of view, “deaf” meant that that teacher was wearing a hearing aid.   She declared that I would start the first grade at the Louis [...]