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By Joe Thomas
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Hamilton continues to teach children with fun and games

The late 'Ms. Philippa' still reaching out to help our students learn


April 9, 2020

Joe Thomas

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Dr. Seuss is quoted as saying "Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than remember me and cry." Brewton's Philippa Hamilton could have just as easily uttered those words.

Ms. Hamilton died on Dec. 13, 2009, but like Dr. Seuss, she still lives in the minds of children. Both had a gift to educate and entertain young people at the same time.

Their gift was really to teach children without the children really knowing they were being taught. They did it through fun. Like Dr. Seuss, people who knew Philippa remember her with a smile.

Ms. Hamilton received her bachelor's degree in eleme...

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