Instead of Judging, This Teacher Showed Compassion To A Problem Student


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It’s easier to judge a person than to understand them.

Farah is a “problem student”, an under-performing, sleepy and lazy girl by her classroom’s standards.

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But one day this teacher learns that the young Farah has a lot on her plate.

She wants to be just like her dad, a small-time, roadside vendor – not a doctor, lawyer or teacher.

Withholding judgement, this teacher tries to understand her situation.

She finds out that a little bit of compassion goes a long way.

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