“Do you remember your first day being a teacher?”

Ron Cushman spent nearly 30 years teaching kindergarten in Bothell, Washington, a suburb outside of Seattle.

But he hadn’t always planned on becoming a teacher.

As Ron told his former student, Jamie Marks, his journey to the kindergarten classroom began when he was wounded in Vietnam.

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Recorded in Bothell, Washington
Produced by Katie Simon with Anita Rao
Facilitated by Jasmyn Belcher
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