Spring time is invigorating, especially in my home town of Gastonia, North Carolina. Gastonia is very southern; its roots are in the textile business, and in many ways, it is a very conservative traditional southern town. After a particularly hard Winter that included almost three inches of snow and several days with highs only in the 40s, the town is in full bloom. The flowers. The trees. The birds. Everything comes alive here in the Spring, and it reminds me that anything is possible.

For those of you in the North, you are probably laughing at my description of our hard...

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    Charles Sosnik is an editor by trade, and southern by the Grace of God. He serves as Editor in Chief for MindRocket Media Group, helping to connect the stories and voices in education that are changing our world. You can reach Charles here.