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    Jaime Escalante died

    I just heard that Jaime Escalante (the math teacher featured in the film "Stand and Deliver" died of cancer this morning. I heard it on NPR, a reliable news network. May he RIP.

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    I think I read this yesterday so you may be a day behind but may he RIP.
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    I heard about his death on the overnight network news shows in the early a.m. hours today. May he RIP.

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    He was an amazing educator who was an inspiration to many of the rest of us.
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    That was a great movie. So sad. May he RIP.

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    Amazing man. He believed in those kids when no one else did. R.I.P.

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    Ohhhh.... I heard he was gravely ill... glad he's no longer suffering, and may he rest in peace.
    "Marge, if you're going to get mad at me every time I do something stupid, then I guess I'm just going to have to stop doing stupid things!" - Homer Simpson in the Mr. Plow episode

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    Ihad never heard of him before the movie. But, it's one of my favorites because he was so inspiring. How lucky and privileged his students were. An amazing man. R.I.P.
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