Like everyone who took Harriet Perl for English or American literature at Hamilton High School in West Los Angeles, I never forgot her. She was a gifted teacher who gave the job great stature. What came back most vividly when I thought of her was her smile—radiant and affirming—and my joy in getting an A on a book report.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Teachers." (Viewed on June 24, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/teachers>.