Sixth-grader Salvador Tello of Simmons Middle School in Aurora wrote about sports and other interests in a series of letters to his pen pal, Prospect High School senior Brian Johnston of Mount Prospect.
He also divulged what he dreams of doing when he grows up: he wants to be a mechanic.
"I like to fix things," he said during a visit to the Northwest suburbs last week, when he and his classmates met their high school pen pals for the first time.
In response, Johnston wrote about his plans for the future: he wants to teach, more specifically teach high school physics.
The Simmons Middle School students met their Northwest suburban pen pals last …
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Publication information: Article title: Special Education. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 12, 2010. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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