Someone should propose a law that would allow teachers to “crack some heads” if deemed necessary. I know I would have benefited from the form of embarrassment. Since no form of physical or corporal punishment was allowed in my day, I had to run lines. Repeated trips to the office didn’t seem to work on me, so I had to go see coach Henry during lunch period. Coach Henry was the tall, lanky, black tennis coach and I really believe I made his day when I showed up not a minute too late. Do you know how many lines there are on a row of five tennis courts? I do. 25 lines. I usually had 5 minutes left to eat lunch by the time I was done. This clip reminded me of Coach Henry. By the end of the year, I liked and respected Coach.

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