The Teacher You Remember...

In 1957, after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Albert Camus wrote a letter to his childhood teacher. In it, he wrote of the impact his teacher had on his life, and success as an author:

But when I heard the news, my first thought, after my mother, was of you. Without you, without the affectionate hand you extended to the small poor child that I was, without your teaching and example, none of all this would have happened.

Visit the excellent blog Letters of Note to read the rest of the letter (and explore the other fantastic letters!). Have a teacher you remember? Or a story of a student who remembered you years later? Share in the comments! 

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