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The Amazing Mr. Bonner Visits The Ellen Show

01/12/2017 at 4:21 | Posted by cjackson
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26:  Television personality Ellen DeGeneres dances on stage during the filming of her television show at Birrarung Marr on March 26, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. DeGeneres is in Australia to film segments for her TV show, 'Ellen'.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Mr. Bonner is a pretty incredible second grade teacher right here in Eastern North Carolina!  He teaches at South Greenville Elementary which serves a neighborhood that is completely impoverished. Many of students have difficult home lives. In fact, many are homeless.

Ellen DeGeneres heard about Mr. Bonner’s creative and special teaching methods, and how they encourage and inspire students to succeed. Upon inviting him to appear on her show, Mr. Bonner took a break from teaching and headed to LA.

No stranger to giving, Ellen surprised the school with some wonderful things for his classroom.

 

If you’d like to contribute to the continued success of this dedicated teacher and his resilient students, click here.

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