Thursday, May 27, 2010

Media of the Week - Alferd

Pin It There are people in this life who inspire us with their great deeds, their heroic selflessness, or even their small acts of kindness. There is another group who inspire us simply by trying to better themselves. If you haven't heard about Alferd by now, then it's about time you did…

13 comments:

Natasha said...

What an inspiration! I might have to post this on my own blog too.

criticalcrass said...

okee, he's pretty cool. thanks for sharing this one. :]

Cheeseboy said...

I'd love to have Alfred in my classroom! What a stud.

Kelly said...

I lOVED that! Thank you so much.

Chrissy said...

Wow, I have seen Alfred before and he is an inspiration... May every teacher be lucky to have an Alfred in their class!.

Richard & Natalie said...

Very cool.
Towards the end I kept hoping poor Alfred wasn't going to have a heart attack.

Ally said...

what a truly inspiring man. i love when you hear these stype of stories - like grandmas graduating high school, etc. so awesome.

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FabuLeslie said...

Man, that teacher and those students are so blessed to have him there every day! And Ellen is just the best, isn't she?

Farscaper said...

I laughed... cried...

then smiled a lot...

then I laughed and cried again.

What an awesome story!! Thanks for sharing that.

tammy said...

What an amazing story. He is adorable. I can only imagine how hard life has been for him not being able to read. And what a great teacher as well.

Amy said...

Boy, that is one amazing story. Thanks for sharing! That was so great to see such joy. Incredible!

Rachel said...

This truly was inspiring to watch. It brought tears to my eyes and that is not an easy thing.

Teachinfourth said...

N - Feel free, everybody should be inspired by this man…

C - I'd love to have him in my classroom.

C - Amen, brother.

K - Youbetcha.

C - I saw this video a couple of years ago as well; I decided that I really needed to post it though.

People who don't give up when others would say, "There's no point now," are awesome.

N - He did get pretty excited, didn't he?

A - These are the moments…

L - Ellen has had some pretty cool stuff on her show before.

FS - Everybody needs to know about people like Alferd.

T - The part about the grocery store hit me hard; we so often take things for granted…

A - He makes you smile from how animated and excited he is.

R - I shared something which brought tears to the infamous Rachel?

Rock on.

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