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01/21/2015 - 12:24pm

One, two, three...98, 99, 100.

 

One day during her middle school years, Anne Ries met a child who rode the same bus as her. He was having difficulty counting to 100.

 

So, she decided to help this child. The two started practicing and continued until eventually, the student could do it on their own.

 

This experience...

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