11/22/16

75: How to Tell Kids Their Teacher Has Cancer with Justin Birckbichler

Justin Birckbichler is 25 years old. He teaches fourth graders in Virginia, and he recently learned that he has cancer. What is he doing about this horrendous news? He's not screaming, "Why me?" and "Life's not fair!" He's not crying. He's not feeling sorry for himself or blaming anyone. And he is definitely not hiding his illness from anyone. Justin Birckbichler is taking action. He's talking about his cancer. He's telling his family, friends, and thousands of people who follow him on Twitter. And, get this, he's even telling his students. In Episode 75, Justin explains how he told his students and other education stakeholders about his cancer and how he's chronicling his journey to being cancer free for the world. Learn more at http://ift.tt/2gdR5HQ Follow the journey at http://ift.tt/2gzjufN

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