Thursday, February 17, 2011


Sometimes, even better than bearing direct witness to a clip out of "Kids Say the Darndest Things--Middle School Edition" is hearing about it second hand in play-by-play transcript form. The following conversation took place between a co-worker and her student in the autism program.

Ms. U: "Are you wearing a rosary?"

Ian: "Yes. You are the first person to notice."

Ms. U: "Why are you wearing it?"

Ian: "I was baptized."

Ms. U: "When?"

Ian: "Last year. I am a Christian. Get it? Christ-IAN. Christ liked my name so much that he added my name to his religion."

Who says faith is prohibited in schools?

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