Weekend Writing Prompt # 246- No Substitute for Experience

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The new substitute sauntered into the classroom.
Fresh from university, his hubris had yet to be challenged by the streetwise.
By day’s end, his posture became stooped, his gait a shuffle.
Who knew that tenth graders could destroy an accomplished college man unarmed for a battle of wits with manipulative teenagers?

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John Wayne quote: Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid.