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Preschool teacher is positive role model

Helping Hands Preschool teacher Alden Adams and one of his young preschool students work on letter recognition.

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Those who can, teach. Alden Adams, a preschool teacher at Helping Hands, left the business world to follow his true calling as an early-education teacher.
“I originally went to school for business and then worked at a bank for three years,” he said, recalling it was “the worst three years of my life. I was always looking forward to not working.
“I always knew I should have been a teacher,” Adams said, noting he decided to quit his job and go to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville to make it happen. His younger brother and sister were going there ...


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