A rowdy boy almost made her quit teaching. Then he became her son

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( CNN) Fourth-grader Jerome Robinson was the bane of his young teacher’s profession.

Haley met Teach for America to make a difference in a low-income academy. She did not expect to encounter a tough boy like Jerome. She surely did not plan on endorse him and his little brother.

“I never conceived I’d be a single mummy at senility 24, including two boys, one of which was my 12 -year-old student. And the other one who was only a year-and-a-half.”