“Sometimes the students say, ‘I've always wanted to thank you because you always say hi to me every morning with a smile.’
"I tell them about my family and my 3 Pit Bulls – I have 2 male and 1 female that I adopted from the Humane Society in DC 7 years ago. Their names are Rumor, Chunky Monkey, and Remy Martin - like the drink! Rumor was found roaming the streets in DC. People thought she was pregnant but it turns out that she had a tumor in one of her kidneys. They couldn’t save her kidney.