What They Don’t Tell You When You Become a Teacher.

Lacresha Berry aka Berry
5 min readJul 9, 2021

It never crossed my mind to be an educator until I met Ms. Dora Hudson. A compact and mighty, open-mouthed laughing black woman. I am smiling as I’m typing this. Living right off Georgetown street on the west side of Lexington, Kentucky, my hometown. She always wore an oversized shirt and shorts bringing in the breakfast, lunch and dinner from her house down the corner from the Black and Williams Neighborhood Center on 498 Georgetown Street. She never complained and I never knew her to lift her voice unless she needed to be heard. She brought me to WECEP, better known…

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