June 14, 2019, 10:30 a.m. The doors slide open and a ripple runs through the packed auditorium as heads turn and cameras flash. The students, a winding river of blue and gold, make their way down the aisle, flanked by family and friends and take their seats, on the cusp of a new chapter in their unique, incredible lives.
It’s Graduation Day at Crotched Mountain School. It is a celebration of achievement and perseverence. It is joy in its purest form.