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We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.

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  1. […] In Ms. Gallego, I found a beacon: a strong Latina with a college degree and a profession! She loved teaching students, was honest with us about what it would take to succeed, pushed us harder than anyone ever had before, and convinced us that we could do anything we set our minds to. When I became a teacher (at the same high school I attended), I emulated Ms. Gallego’s empowering approach to her craft. Decades later, I still see myself as a teacher; classrooms are where I find my inspiration and strength. While talking to my former teacher at my thirtieth high school reunion, all I could think was, “I hope I made you proud.” […]