“ICYMI: The Make Good Son,” originally posted on July 10th, is dedicated to the student who for six years kept me up at night worrying if he was going to blow an opportunity few inner city kids ever have. Yet, despite all of the setbacks, false starts, and one-step-forward; two-steps-back, he became the first in his family to graduate from high school.
About Andrew Chapin
I'm a writer who co-authored From Tragedy to Triumph with the intention of furthering my career as a fiction writer. Currently, I teach middle school English at Thornton-Donovan School in New Rochelle, NY, and am editing my coming-of-age novel Knowing When You're Too Young to Grow Up.