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A Tribute to Vicente Simanca, My 6th Grade ESL Teacher

Posted on 09 May 2019 by

I remember clearly the minute I stepped into Mr. Simanca’s classroom at Citrus Grove Junior High in Miami, Florida. I was 11 years old and didn’t know a single word in English. Being in a new environment, I didn’t know the language, I had no friends, I missed my family back home, and I had […] Continue Reading…