15 November 2005

Tidbit

The classroom part of driver's ed was held after school at my high school. Our instructor was Mr. Ramirez. A big stoner from my class always called him Mr. Ramsey.

I heard that Mr. Ramirez lost his arm when he was a kid by sticking his arm out of a car window when a semi ripped past.

He usually leaned against the desk at the front of the classroom and held his prosthetic arm by the hook.

2 comments :

  1. Ouch! Highly dramatic!

    We had a teacher in high school with only one hand - which she hid so efficiently I think we were halfway through our first year before we noticed...

    But for Christmas someone gave her one glove, to the missing hand, oozing of empathy...

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  2. Bizarre.

    We couldn't really miss the hook, but for a bunch of high school kids, we were very casual about it.

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