The substitute teacher only tells us Miss Rawley is having a difficult time, but we already know why. Fifth grade is a room full of rumors, and we are sure this one is true. We’ve watched the video news clip over and over, the SUV speeding on the narrow street near the school where we are still told never to cross except at the stop sign corners, no excuses. Every time the camera finds the car coming around the bend, the man on the bicycle has no chance. Miss Rawley own
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