The Transylvania Times -

We Must Speak Up


August 21, 2017

When our president mocked a disabled reporter, I immediately thought of my experiences as a teaching assistant at Brevard Elementary, which at the time was a cluster school for our county’s special needs children. There is no way that such shameful and disrespectful behavior would have been unchallenged by staff and students alike. All students were cherished. Patience, empathy, and tolerance were practiced by all. Yet, our president skated through his audacious behavior unscathed. Our moral compass failed at that moment. But, it is not too late. I beseech my fellow citizens to speak...

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