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Baltimore teacher: 'When I see the squeegee boys, I see my kids'

Baltimore teacher: 'When I see the squeegee boys, I see my kids'

If you’re a resident of this city, you’re familiar with the squeegee boys and with the great squeegee boy debate. Everyone (and I do mean everyone) has an opinion about the kids who wash car windows on this street corner or that. Ask someone which side of the debate they’re on and you’ll immediately know who they are, what they believe in and how they feel about this incredibly complex city.

Ultimately, the squeegee boy debate perfectly encapsulates the Baltimore divide.

Before we go any further, let me tell you where I stand: I stand with the kids. And that’s non-negotiable.

Because my position is firm, people feel compelled to tell me...

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