Corby English teacher sought by author 40 years on
An author is trying to trace the English teacher who supported him after his mother died and his alcoholic father could not cope.
Chris Young appealed on Twitter for help in finding Lynn Ward, who taught at Lodge Park School in Corby in 1978.
He tweeted: "I'd dropped into the bottom quarter for English at school. My #EnglishTeacher Miss Ward pulled me out of that ditch."
The message has been shared and retweeted 30,000 times.
Mr Young was 12 when his mother died and 13 when Miss Ward "treated me like a rock star, loved what I wrote and got me to talk in front of the... read more
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