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Sept. 13, 2011 — What affects one affects us all

Today’s Game of the Day
Princeton (N.J.) Day School at Princeton Stuart Country Day School (N.J.)
The unofficial championship of Great Road is contested as the Panthers make the short drive to their neighbor.

Janet Esrock, from the first time she stepped into the halls of The Whitfield School in St. Louis, Mo., brought a special ethic to education. Starting as a tutor and working her way up to a full-fledged educator, she found time in the week before exams to give her students an opportunity to catch up and get extra help. Her study sessions at a local eatery became well-known.

Esrock, who also served as the school’s JV field hockey coach at St. Louis Whitfield (Mo.), was struck head-on by a suspected drunk driver while transporting her son.

On Sunday, after 16 days in the hospital, she died.

I hope each of us can take her example in our own lives.