Susan Cordell and This I Believe

essayist Susan CordellEach week, we’ll hear a new This I Believe essay - this week by Susan Cordell. She’s an assistant professor in the Department of Instructional Leadership and Support at the Julia Tutwiler College of Education at the University of West Alabama in Livingston. It’s been said you can’t go home again, but Cordell disagrees. She believes she can - and will - return to the small Tennessee town where she was raised, drawn by the depth of memories she holds of that place. Since her mother died, Cordell has visited her hometown often. she has even started looking for property to build a retirement home there someday.


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