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This week in class, we’re reading "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry.
O. Henry was a famous American short story writer known for his twist endings. In “A Retrieved Reformation,” a notorious bank robber and lock-picker marries a prominent woman and tries to escape his past.
"Can you change your identity?" and "What is good and how do we know?"
Ways to support your child:
- Ask your child about this short story at home:
- Watch Disability Activist Ed Roberts on "60 Minutes" with Harry Reasoner at home with your child.