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His Students Feared Him. They Were Stunned When They Learned What He Does With His Spare Time.
April 23, 2014
Many of Jim O'Connor's students didn't really like him. They feared the Vietnam vet, and viewed him just as an extremely strict, no-nonsense teacher who tormented them with algebra and calculus.
And then one of his students stumbled upon his math teacher's secret life. He says it was like discovering an "alter ego."
Now his students have a new-found respect for the man who, completely unknown to them, has dedicated so much of his spare time to quietly helping others in a way they least expected.