CMS superintendent Heath Morrison, left, names James Ford of Garringer as CMS teacher of the year during an event at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology on Monday May 20,2013.
CMS superintendent Heath Morrison, left, names James Ford of Garringer as CMS teacher of the year during an event at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology on Monday May 20,2013. Robert Lahser Charlotte Observer File Photo
CMS superintendent Heath Morrison, left, names James Ford of Garringer as CMS teacher of the year during an event at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology on Monday May 20,2013. Robert Lahser Charlotte Observer File Photo

After year of triumph and pain, teacher James Ford charts new path

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