Bernard Boucourt, an 88-year-old English teacher at 88vreux who is emotional but tired, is looking for a successor to take care of his students who are still actively working despite the health crisis.
At 88, Bernard Paccord continues to lead his association, The English in the Light of a Blind. Suffering from retinitis pigmentosa, he continued to teach his profession and his passion beyond octogenarian difficulties: “I was an English teacher in France and later in the UK. But because I had a hereditary disease I gradually lost my vision and also lost my teaching job. This is why I created this association in 2013. This activity keeps me alive. “
“Who will take care of them?” ”
It is at his apartment in La Madeleine, Rousseau, that Abrosian welcomes his students for a 45-minute English lesson each week. He himself continues to teach, with the help of a few instructors. To pay them, members are asked to contribute 120 of a year. Students benefit from private lessons and may come three times a week. But today the man is tired and looking for an heir. Behind his dark glasses and smile, the author asks himself: “I had 33 students this year, they were diligent despite the health crisis. It’s less than other years, but they’re still there. Who will take care of them when I disappear? I can still train someone and treat him if he wants to.”
On a day-to-day basis, parents of students and a juvenile civic service assist Bernard cc.
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