The Teacher Who Changed My Life
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who was the author of the story?
what small village did he live in?
who was his junior-high teacher that gave him encouragement?
to which university did he receive a college scholarship first?
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
which university did he later graduated from?
what was nicholas's teacher's first name?
when did he enter her classroom?
how many schools has he been to within 5 years?
New York Harbor
on a gray march day in 1949, where did he step off a ship?
who sacrificed for nicholas and his 3 of his 4 sister to go to america with their father?
what is his mother's real name?
imprisoned and tortured and shot
how did eleni die?
who killed eleni?
how old was his father?
what type of class did the grim-faced yankee principal put him and his 11-year old sister in?
Geendale Elementary School
which school was nicholas and his sister in for the mentally retarded class?
how many years did it take for nick to learn english?
how old was nick when his father moved them again?
Chandler Junior High
what was was the schools name when nick was 13?
prettiest girl in his class
who did he follow?
the girl nick followed, who was she the daughter of?
where did the girl led him to?
his family in Greece
what did miss hurd want him to write about?
the coming of the spring
what reminded him of the last time he said goodbye to his mother in 1948?
took their home and food
in nicks writing, what did he write about what the communist guerrillas did?
where were the children supposed to be sent reeducation camps?
on her own
how was eleni going to try to get away?
what did eleni say to nick?
what did eleni put around his neck?
where did miss hurd have nicks essay published?
what sponsored contest did miss hurd submit the essay to?
one day he would go back to greece, find out the details of his mother's death and write about her life, so her grandchildren would know of her courage; perhaps track down the men who killed her
what did nicholas vow to?
Classical High School
after junior high, he became the editor of his school paper for which high school?
Worcester Telegram and Gazette
where did he do his part-time job?
he managed to finance four years with scholarships and part time jobs in journalism at what university?
a friend who died in the philippines
what did he write about during his last year of college?
where was the plaque given to?
John F. Kennedy
the plaque was given to nick by _________ ____ _________?