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David Menasche

Biography

David Menasche

David Menasche grew up a skater punk with a love for literature and a lack of direction. He’s careful never to say that he fell into teaching but that he “rose up to it.” He taught English at Miami’s magnet school, Coral Reef Senior High School, for 15 years. In 2012, he was awarded Teacher of the Year by his region. He lives in New Orleans.

David Menasche

Books by David Menasche

by David Menasche - Memoir, Nonfiction

When a six-year battle with brain cancer ultimately stole his vision, memory, mobility and ability to continue teaching, David Menasche turned to Facebook with an audacious plan: a journey across America in hopes of seeing firsthand how his kids were faring in life. Had he made a difference? Within 48 hours of posting, former students in more than 50 cities replied with offers of support and shelter.