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Kado reflects on 40 years of teaching

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Brenda Kado knew what she wanted to be at an early age.

"My sister, neighbors and I would play school when we were little, but they would never let me be the teacher because I was the youngest," she said. "Then, I would mumble to myself, 'You just wait -- when I grow up, I WILL be the teacher."


She fulfilled that promise as she spent nearly 40 years as a teacher, 34 of those at Elmwood. Her career will come to an end this year, as she announced her retirement.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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