Legendary stories of Miss Daniels deftness with a yardstick had been passed down for three generations immortalizing her as the meanest teacher alive.
So when news of her passing began to circulate, it was surreal. After all legends just don’t die.
Rev. Hickey set out note cards at the viewing to collect reminiscence words of wisdom for his eulogy. The outpouring of love was overwhelming. The word ‘mean’ was never mentioned once. He poured over them for hours before deciding on just one.
“Never measure your own accomplishments on another man’s ruler, when your own yardstick has much greater reach.”
Word Count: 100
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