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Missouri teacher shares love of sheep with students


September 21, 2018

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — "Do you have any more silly sheep stories?"

Sam Garrett frequently fields the question from her third-graders at Fairview Elementary School.

"I actually make a list of stories and cross them off if I tell them that one so I don't forget," Garrett said.

Then there's Kalabar, a 3-½-year-old Hampshire Suffolk wether who makes a springtime visit each year to Fairview. Kalabar also appears often in lessons about math, English, reading and other aspects of Garrett's curriculum.

A graduate of Rock Bridge High School and MU, Garrett is in her third year at Fairview. Last spr...

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