PEOPLE - FEATURES
April 25, 2022 at 10:12 a.m.
"This wall of pictures is the most important thing," she said. "It's all the classes since I've been here. I say to them, 'You are my family. You belong to me for life.' They're my kids. I don't get teary at the thought of not teaching, but I get teary at the thought of my kids."
Pinke-Thorson, affectionately known as "PT," was in fourth grade when she knew she wanted to be a teacher. As a student in a very small, two-classroom grade school in Sargeant, Minn., she fell in love with her teacher...
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