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Last updated 10/6/2021 at 11:10am



Editor’s Note: The following guest opinion was written by Alice Wellborn, a former educator and member of the Transylvania County Board of Education

There is an old story, called The Parable of the River or Babies in the River, that is used to illustrate the difference between preventing problems at the source and reacting to problems as they occur.

In the classic version of the story, a group of villagers is walking by the river and one of them sees a baby floating downstream.

He jumps in the water and manages to rescue the baby just in time.

Soon more babies appear in the rive...



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