I remembered Peter today when a friend told me the story of a cashier who didn't know what to do with the dime he was handed when the change due was $9.90. I told this friend the story and he was glad. He never thought of people being too limited to even make change. I then told him about a girl I taught several years earlier who would not ride the bus by herself because she could not count out the four quarters she needed for her fare. No one would have guessed this about her. She looked like you and me.
Things are different today. These two students would probably be in an ICT class because some administrator or guidance counselor with an IQ slightly above that of those two kids decided it was right for them. They would not be able to pass. If by
I don't know what happened to the young woman but Peter's life has been a success. He got a job sweeping floors at a major company. The guys liked him and taught him to drive the truck, a job that paid a lot more money. He married a registered nurse and became the father of two wonderful children. He didn't waste time or money pursuing a college education, something he never could have completed.