Lots Of Love And No Excuses

It's 8 a.m., and kids are filtering into the second-grade class taught by Brother Mark and Brother A.J. The 20 kids start the school day with the Lord's Prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance, and five minutes of vigorous exercises. In chorus, they promise to be good citizens and keep the classroom safe. Then they shout: "Zion scholars are tomorrow's leaders!"

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