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My seventh grade teacher Mr. B got a message that he had to go down to the office right away. What was so important it couldn't wait until the end of the school day, which was less than an hour away? I never found out. But I think we all know leaving a classroom of 28 12-year-olds on their honor has a very predictable outcome.
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