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Lean on Me, Roxbury Redux

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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Slash course: A Roxbury, Connecticut, teacher, upon hearing "Welcome to the Jungle" over her school's loudspeaker after hours, flashes back to 1989 with visions of Morgan Freeeman vehicle Lean on me (clip above). Cops are called and the culprits—a janitor and friends—are cuffed, but a refrain of "You're Gonna Die!" will ring loud in this tortured woman's head for low-paying semesters to come.

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