Religion: Heretic

The mathematics class was over, and the haggard, pale instructor gathered up his papers. One of the boys approached him and asked for the foreign stamp on a letter that lay on the desk. As the teacher started to oblige, the boy had an afterthought: "Please, would you give me the whole envelope with your name on it? It will be worth lots of money some day." Even in children's minds, Henri Dubois, 37, mathematics teacher at the Technical College for Boys in the French city of Albi, is a famous man. All through...

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