Teachers who stick with their profession for the long run are often among the most dedicated, selfless people, prioritizing countless young people’s development over their own needs.
Not all of them get to see how much they’ve impacted the lives they’ve touched, but one elementary school teacher from Greenfield, Wisconsin, who made education her life recently got a tear-jerking show of gratitude.
Carol Mack has taught at least two generations of students during her 45 years at Christ Lutheran School in Big Bend. This was her last year teaching, as she has stage 4 cancer.
Despite her state, the 66-year-old continued teaching this year until she couldn’t anymore. On Nov. 3, she was moved from Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee to hospice care