Remarkable Young American Lady
Erin Gruwell began to teach as a high school English teacher in Long Beach, California, she didn't know what was in store for her.
She was given a tough class of "unteachables"youth with gang rivalry mentality and racism.
She finally got through them after months of persistence. The young students finally turned around and it was the beginning of a fascinating journey for all of them.
Erin got her students interested in reading and writing. Her students called themselves "The Freedom Writers". All of them have graduated from high school and have attended college.
Erin Gruwell is a motivational speaker who brings her message to students, teachers, and business people around the world. She resides in southern California and has been nominated twice for California Teacher of the
What a uplifting and inspirational success story!