Teacher driving with 19 kids in her car. What was she thinking?

maire_cateOctober 18, 2012

This was on GMA a few days ago and I only caught part of the clip. This is unbelieveable - and maybe some day we'll find out it's a hoax, I can only hope that it is. But as they say - Truth is stranger than fiction.

But here's the story - a nursery school teacher in South Africa was stopped by the police because she had crammed 19 students into her tiny hatchback. She was taking them on a field trip to a local burger joint. She had 3 in the front seat, 10 in the middle and another 6 in the hatch.

Her comment - "They were excited at first but after a while they started to get more worried and cried."

There's even a photo of the kids crowded into the car.

Here is a link that might be useful: Melanie Minnie

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Sure glad my little ones were not in her class. I would not be surprised that the parents demand they replace her.

    Bookmark   October 18, 2012 at 3:29PM
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Almost all of us who live in this part of the world have no idea how fortunate we are, i.e., have been - as we'll have a hard time keeping our current good fortune in future.

ole joyful

    Bookmark   October 18, 2012 at 5:40PM
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Good heavens. What on earth was she thinking????

    Bookmark   October 18, 2012 at 7:57PM
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Joyful, she was not in an impoverished part of the country, I have very good friends in this area, she was partaking in a very foolish act. Has about as much sense as teachers in this country.

    Bookmark   October 18, 2012 at 8:55PM
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Boy, that's a lotta seat belts!

    Bookmark   October 18, 2012 at 9:44PM
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Unbelievable! Where I live, any school trip requires lots of chaperones-I think one adult for every four or five children.

    Bookmark   October 19, 2012 at 10:14AM
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Absolutely idiotic! Sheer stupidity. Look at the picture!

    Bookmark   October 20, 2012 at 1:41AM
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