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This I Believe: Grandparents and swings


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Skyler McIntyre learns a lesson about a grandparent’s love in his essay “Grandparents and Swings.”

Students in Rebecca Himschoot’s fifth-grade class wrote “This I Believe” essays over the winter. The assignment was based on NPR’s well-known series of the same name by producer Jay Allison.

A “This I Believe” essay is not an opinion piece; it is a statement about a personal transformation unique to the author.

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