CHEYENNE – Franklin Macon, an original Tuskegee Airman, spoke Thursday to students who don’t enjoy school. The 94-year-old asked students from Cheyenne’s Afflerbach and Cole elementary schools to raise their hands if they don’t like school. Then he said, “The rest of you – I’m not talking to you all. I didn’t like school, either, so now we’re on the same page.” He told the students funny stories about all the hell he raised as a child – both in school and out – before he learned to like school and eventually studied aeronautics at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.
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