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Life lesson from 90-year-old school teacher

Honorary titles as People’s Doctor and People’s Teacher can be given to many distinguished people. Each of us can recall a teacher from childhood. You begin to understand the importance of the person within the years.

The school year finished in the week. The children will be on holidays, some will leave school and the teachers will be getting ready for the newcomers in September. Lilia Chizhik, a former headmistress of a school in Minsk, saw children graduating from school for 41times. Today she meets with her former students. Being 90 years old, she is active and she also learns how to use the internet.

Lilia Chizhik:
A bucket of water, dissolved saccharine and we made a salad, brought a gramophone.

She did not have a prom dress or a prom but she will remember this day forever.

Lilia Chizhik:
This was my school graduation party in 1945. And I was celebrating Victory Day in Svobody Square in 1945.

Her childhood took place during the occupation period, and youth in the hungry after-war times. She could become a doctor, an actress, maybe. However, she dedicated her life to the profession of a teacher.

Lilia Chizhik:
I am the happiest person in the world. I am happy to be teacher.

Being 90, Lilia Chizhik easily sends smiles in social networks and communicates via skype. Lilia Chizhik: I don’t consider myself old. Her talk with her friend is a proof to it all.

Lilia Chizhik:
Hello, where did you get to? Why, are you ill? Tell your brain that nothing is painful for you, that you are the prettiest and most beautiful woman, and that you are looking for a boyfriend on the social network.

Lilia Chizhik flies through life with humor and such optimism all the time. She is a veteran of labor, a perfect teacher and an author of books. She is not used to rest even though she is retired.

Lilia Chizhik:
If you’ll love life, then you will not moan about things.

Lilia Chizhik lives on her own but she is not alone. She has plans for every day and she even has a special organizer for that.

Lilia Chizhik:
To by a new outfit for the jubilee.

Being a true lady, she cannot make her mind up on what to wear.

Lilia Chizhik:
Guys, what top should I put on?

Lilia Chizhik is going to a place where they are always happy to see her- to Minsk Secondary School No. 40. Many famous people were her students. The famous doctor and alpinist Eduard Lipen, sailing Olympic champion Sergei Khoretsky, one of Minsk’s administration workers Nikolai Ladutko.

Lilia Chizhik:
I see it in my drams how I come to the lessons of history.

Lilia Chizhik's recipients meet her on the steps.

Lilia Chizhik:
Who’s standing in the center there? It is my favorite boys.

These boys have grandchildren already, but they will always be children for her.

School years will be remembered here for a long time. She will be the teacher and they will nod like in the school days. It is always to move on together.

Life lesson from 90-year-old school teacher