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Homeless College Professors Won’t Stop Teaching Despite Low Wages

These two professors are determined to keep teaching – despite the low salary and despite being homeless.


We are aware of the hardships of college professors (and teachers, in general). We know that it is hard to put a price on their passion in teaching and the love they have for their students.

Two college professors are so passionate about their job that they wouldn’t quit their jobs despite the low wages and the fact that they are homeless. Yes, there are cases that some teachers have no home, which means that their job cannot provide them enough money that they need.

These two professors are determined to keep teaching – despite the low salary and despite being homeless.

Ellen James-Penney is an English professor. She works at San Jose State University in California, but after her day, she heads to her car – where she lives. Her teaching job only pays her $25,000 per year and, therefore, she can’t afford a home. Despite that obstacle, Ellen grades papers in the back of her car with a light strapped to her head.

English professor Ellen James-Penney lives in her car because of her low pay.

Ellen told Inside Edition:

“You don’t know how I feel, sitting in the back of a car with a headlamp on, grading papers.”

Ellen is not alone in this rare situation. There are a number of teachers living in poverty with barely enough to get by everyday.

All for the love of teaching!

Michelle Mitchell is an adjunct professor of religion at Florida’s Broward College, has two master’s degrees, but just like Ellen, she lives in her car parked in a Walmart parking lot. She keeps her belongings in her trunk and uses the school’s bathroom to take a shower. She eats in the school cafeteria heating up her meals in a microwave.

We admire these two educators for their passion in teaching. Clearly, their dedication and sacrifices are totally praiseworthy!


Woman Tricked To Buy 11 Potatoes Thinking It’s An iPhone In A ‘Black Friday Sale’

A woman goes home happy thinking she bought an iPhone for a very cheap price, but finds 11 sliced potatoes inside the box instead.

People just can’t get enough of bargains and the Black Friday Sale is the biggest event everyone who wishes to get big discounts wait for every year. Be sure though to buy from legit stores and shops, otherwise, you’ll be facing the risk of being scammed and losing cash on useless stuff.

A woman from Wisconsin thought she hit the jackpot after buying an iPhone 6 at a bargain price of $100. But when she got home and checked her item, she was shocked to see 11 rotten potatoes instead of a slick, new phone.

A woman was very furious to see the iPhone she just bought was actually 11 potato slices that were already starting to rot.

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Firefighter Aims Pressurized Water At Onlookers Taking Videos Of Fatal Road Accident

Firefighter thinks onlookers are being disrespectful as they take photos and videos of the accident. What he did made the gawkers disperse immediately from the scene.

The number of traffic accidents is increasing every year. Although it is no longer surprising to see crashes on a busy highway, we still can’t help our curiosity from making a stop for a while to check on the situation. While some of us do so to see how we can help fix the problem, most of us only have the intention to take snaps that will later be posted as statuses on social media.

A recent fatal road accident in Germany is now gaining international attention because of what a firefighter responding to the collision did to passing motorists. According to witnesses, curious drivers passing through the accident site stopped to take videos and photos of the scene, making the road extra congested and jammed.

A German firefighter seemed to had enough of onlookers taking videos and photos of the fatal collision they were working on at a highway.

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Tricky Riddle Used To Select Astronauts Revealed

An astronaut reveals a riddle used to determine qualified astronauts to work on the ISS.

Are you one of those whose ultimate dream as a child was to become an astronaut like Neil Armstrong? Despite the fact that you will be in total isolation, life in space still seems so exciting, making more and more people want to fly outside the Earth. And for those who dream of exploring the space, a famous astronaut is giving tips on how to become a qualified space traveler.

Major Tim Peake, who previously served on the ISS for 185 days, 22 hours and 11 minutes, published the book “Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space” to explore the frequently asked questions on what happens in space. There, he also revealed some of the qualifications and the tests needed to be passed by anyone who wishes to become an astronaut.

Tim Paeke reveals how one can become a qualified astronaut working for the ISS.

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