89-Year-Old Teacher Celebrates 70 Years In the Classroom

Irene Basham has been teaching since 1947. But this 89-year-old still has no plans to retire. This devoted teacher has educated more than 3,000 students in 70 years of her career. Now she teaches reading one-on-one to the early learners. “I love to come to school, I look forward to it.” Irene says. What a blessing to the students.

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fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. — Hebrews 12:2 (NIV)

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