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Shakespeare’s words inspire life lessons

I read the article by Meghan E. Irons, “A life righted by Shakespeare” (Page A1, April 15), nodding vociferously. It is an antidote to the fact that teachers underestimate students.

Having taught and directed eight plays, including two of Shakespeare’s, at the women’s prison at MCI-Framingham, I know that giving people access to and success with the Bard enables them to feel that all things are possible.

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