A Little About Helen Murray

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This is a reblogging of a post about Helen Murray, an important character in my horror novel Maledicus: Investigative Paranormal Society Book I

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I have been giving tidbits of backstory about the three retired gentlemen who are the focus of my horror novel Maledicus: Investigative Paranormal Society Book I. In the next few posts about characters in the novel, I will write a little about a few of the secondary, but important characters, of the book.

Helen Murray was a high school history teacher, the kind of teacher who caught her students’ attention and engaged them in the lessons. She understood that for many teenagers, history began the day there were born, and that it required a great effort to engage her charges’ minds.

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She would often wear clothing or costumes of the time period when teaching about the Civil War or the Victorian era for example. Many of her fellow teachers looked at her as an eccentric, but she didn’t care, because her pupils had learned to be interested…

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4 thoughts on “A Little About Helen Murray

  1. It would be wonderful if teachers would inspire students in that way, yet, I do know of at least one who dresses up, uses puppets, songs, and acting with her young students for years – my twin sister, a special education teacher who has been given a number of awards for her dedication to her students, including teacher of the year twice. I am so proud of her and all she has done to improve the lives, with so much love, for her students.

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