Pay It Forward Author:Catherine Ryan Hyde It started with a teacher who moved to Atascadero, California, to teach social studies to junior high students. A teacher nobody knew very well, because they couldn't get past his face. Because it was hard to look at his face. — It started with a boy who didn't seem all that remarkable on the outside, but who could see past his teacher's face.
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It started with an assignment that this teacher had given out a hundred times before, with no startling results. But that assignment in the hands of a boy caused a seed to be planted, and after that nothing in the world would ever be the same. Nor would anybody want it to be.
And I can tell you what it became. In fact, I'll tell you a story that will help you understand how big it grew.« less