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Corey’s ‘Othermother’

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

“From day one,” says Robin White of her son’s all-time favorite teacher, “Ms. Bell just felt like family.” On April 25, The Notebook was there as Corey, his mother, and Donna Bell-Koon reunited to share their memories and insights about the teacher’s impact on Corey.

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