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Mr Slush by Carl Weathers

From Rocky to Arrested Development, this heavyweight actor learnt the ropes – but not the trash talking – at a young age from this theatrical primary teacher

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There were many, many teachers who were significantly influential for me and I think it’s important to state that, right off the bat. It’s been tricky picking just one because teachers throughout my schooling, my college life and my sporting time were crucial to making me who I am.

I’d also like to say that I’m a really big supporter of education. It’s one of the great equalisers of the world. A lot of social ills are continued because of a lack of education. Education isn’t just about having the books or the internet resource at hand, it’s about having a teacher as a mentor. Someone who can ...

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