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Cause for Celebration

posted Monday August 20th, 2012

I just got an email from the new principal at Sophie’s school, entitled “Guess What???”

UGH. I can guess A LOT. Turns out, it wasn’t one of those emails.

Inside it said:

I am in the process of reading all of the…children’s IEP’s and you won’t believe what I discovered! Sophie and I share the same birthday!!!! I can’t wait to tell her! I’m sure we will have a small party, right?

I started to cry. Really. Like, I had to wipe away tears.

He’s reading all the kids’ IEPs AND he’s a guy who “gets” birthdays? It doesn’t get better than that. Totally made my day.

And now I better go — I have a party to plan. Mark your calendars, folks: May 21.

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7 Responses to “Cause for Celebration”

  1. LOVE that. LOVE.

  2. Love it! Three stars for that principal:)

  3. Hi Amy,

    I love that in a principal. People that share things like this make me strive to be an even better principal.

    Hope you and Sophie have a great year.

    Sean Hannafin
    Gateway School

  4. That is so completely awesome.

  5. There are truly good people in the world. Sophie is on that list and so is her principal. Must be their birthday date!

  6. I love this so much!

  7. Well, that brought tears to MY eyes too, Amy! How absolutely sweet!

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