The school principal at Port Barre Elementary in Louisiana is a living example of perseverance.
Gabe Sonnier worked as the school’s janitor in 1985 when then-Principal Westley Jones pulled him aside and said, “I’d rather see you grading papers than picking them up.”
It was a turning point in Gabe’s life. After that, he began studying for his teaching degree.
“Isn’t that something?” Mr. Sonnier asked reporter Steve Hartman.
Yes, it is.
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