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So hard to say goodbye

It's not easy to let go, as Theuerkauf Elementary School kindergartner Justin, 5, and his dad BJ discovered Monday in teacher Leslie McClellan's room. All around the Mountain View Whisman district parents bid farewell to their children on first day of school, Aug. 23. Photo by Michelle Le.

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Posted by harvardmom, a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:55 pm

Very cute little story, though I'm concerned that there's only one teacher and a seemingly overly-crowded classroom. I hope the teacher was able to help some of the kids overcome their separation anxiety issues.


Posted by princetonmon, a resident of Castro City
on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:55 am

If they have separation anxiety, maybe they're not Harvard material.


Posted by Cece, a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 25, 2011 at 6:27 am

@princetonmon-- didn't Theodore Kacynzki go to Harvard?


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