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A broken flip-flop. A crying child. Marcia Whitley knew she had to do something to help so she took the shoes off of her daughter's feet and gave them to the crying child. The year Katie, her daughter, started kindergarten Whitley started teaching at Carver Elementary School where she had been on the Parent Teacher Student Organization. She started with Title 1 small group reading. She had a second grade homeroom the following year. "I had a little girl in my class who broke her shoe," Whitley said. "She had on those, I call them shower shoes — flip-flops. She was on her way to the bus, and they broke. She was so embarrassed. When those break there is really nothing that you can do to fix it." Katie was wearing the same kind of shoes. "I took her shoes off and stuck them on that little girl," Whitley said. "We walked to the bus. I carried mine out to the car in tears because I had given away her shoes. But now she would give you the shirt off of her back. That is who she is. "I hope that is part of what she has learned — that you do for others who of the King 2C — Goldsboro News-Argus Friday, February 23, 2018 Caring . Comfo . Compaion Serving Wayne County Since 1921 At the loss of a loved one, it's important to feel comfortable with the funeral home you choose for you & your family. One that makes you feel like family with a kind word, a hug or hand shake. You trust that the funeral arrangements will go as planned, that every detail will be tended to. We would be proud to earn your family's trust and show you we care. 919.734.1761 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 37DCT0218T© FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY "A Foundation of Faith. A Tradition of Excellence." 1200 W. Grantham Street Goldsboro, NC 27530 919-734-8701 Academics • Christ Centered and ABeka Curriculum • Integrated Technology • College Prep Program • Dual Enrollment Courses • Home Economics • Fully Accredited Extra Curriculum • Elementary, Junior High and High School Athletics Christian Training • Practical Chapel Services • Daily Devotions and Bible Classes • Community Outreach Fine Arts • NCCSA Fine Arts and Elementary Fine Arts Competition • Tri-State SACS Student Competition • Private Voice, Piano and Instrument Lessons 25DCB0278© • In the service Marcia Whitley saw the children in her community who needed basic necessities, and instead of standing idly by, she embraced the responsibility with open arms and an open heart, beginning the nonprofit All The King's Children. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: 919-252-KIDS VISIT: ALLTHEKINGSCHILDREN.ORG OR ALL THE KINGS CHILDREN FACEBOOK PAGE EMAIL INFO@ ALLTHEKINGSCHILDREN.ORG Second-grade teacher and volunteer with All the King's Children Kelly Sumner helps Nisirr Council, 7, with his homework during a tutoring session at Rones Chapel. Nisirr and his two brothers are attending the tutoring sessions to help improve their performance in school. See Page 3 Marcia Whitley talks to Kelly Lee about volunteer opportunities for her daughter at All the King's Children. Story by Steve Herring Photos by Casey Mozingo

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