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Goldie Hawn pays emotional tribute as she opens up about childhood struggles

Teachers really are the best

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Ahad Sanwari
Ahad Sanwari - New York
Senior WriterNew York
5 October 2021
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Goldie Hawn shared a new clip in which she took the opportunity to pay a tribute to an important figure in her life.

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The actress posted a video on her Instagram celebrating her second grade teacher, Mrs Povitch, on the occasion of World Teacher's Day as part of her organization, MindUP.

She took the time to talk about what her teacher meant to her, revealing also that as a kid, she struggled with reading and was put into the worst reading group.

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"She made me feel like it was the best reading group, so I never really felt bad," she said in the clip.

Goldie then adorably continued: "Well, I was in love with her," before breaking out into a fit of laughter to add: "In fact, I think I still am!"

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In the caption, she lovingly wrote: "I fell in love with my 2nd grade teacher, Mrs Povitch. She made me feel good about myself even if I was [one of] the only kids in the 'purple balls' - the worst reading group!

"Our teachers can become angels in our lives. I honor each and everyone of them #worldteachersday #mindup," she concluded.

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Goldie paid tribute to teachers everywhere with the story of her second grade teacher

Fans took to the comments section to show support for Goldie and to recount their own experiences with great teachers, with January Jones also dropping a heart emoji.

One fan commented: "Goldie, you are so amazing!!!" Another wrote: "Oh how I love this! Goldie is gold," with a third adding: "Agreed! Coincidentally, my second grade teacher also made the biggest effect out of all my school years."

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The Private Benjamin actress recently made waves when her son, Oliver Hudson, posted a throwback shot of the two of them with her daughter, Kate.

The three were at an event and looked like they were completely unaware of the camera being present, with Oliver sporting a dazed expression, Goldie smirking, and the young Kate in a rush.

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Oliver's throwback shot had all eyes going to a radiant Goldie

While many found the shot hilarious, several couldn't help noticing how beautiful Goldie looked, with one fan saying: "Goldie originating the Smize," and another writing: "Your momma is just gorgeous."

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