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What Pride Means to this Retiring Kindergarten Teacher

Mr. V. brought his kindergarteners to the Pride flag raising every year. Here's why.

Mr. V., right, dressed up as Mr. Kiwi.

Geremy Vincent, known as “Mr. V,” right, dressed up as the Kiwi.

I’ve attended the Pride flag raising ceremony for many years without my students, dressed in a one-metre wide Kiwi costume. But for the last several of years, I have brought my Clinton Street Junior Public School kindergarten classes along with me—wearing my costume, of course, to add to the merriment.

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