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Why a Teacher Requested Backpacks Instead of Flowers at Her Funeral

A beloved educator’s wish at her funeral for backpacks filled with school supplies has attracted attention as far away as Great Britain. Georgia teacher Tammy Waddell, 58, died after a long fight with stomach cancer. In lieu of flowers, Waddell’s obituary suggested that donations be made in her memory to Project Connect, a local program that provides ...

Raven Montmorency

Backpacks in a church.