This Photo Will Make You Happy Your Kids Are Back to School

We all know teachers should get bigtime props, but this photo reminds us of the many other unsung school heroes.

It takes a village to raise a kid -- and run a school. Teachers are in the trenches every day, educating a wide variety of kids while keeping them out of harm’s way, but there are countless others too who pitch in to get kids where they need to go, safely, and maybe even offer a little special attention along the way. That’s why we’re loving this sweet back-to-school snapshot of a crossing guard who offers hugs along with her road safety services.

Who in your kid’s school goes the extra mile to make a student’s day?

Mom of two Sasha Emmons is a writer and editor. Follow her on Twitter and Google+.

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