Listen up, students: She defines ‘mettle’
April 27, 2014
If Laurada Byers ever gets one of those inspirational “Pass It On” billboards like Oprah Winfrey (“Encouragement”) and Michael J. Fox (“Optimism”), we’d have to suggest “Mettle” for hers. After her husband, Russell Byers, a well-known Daily News columnist, was stabbed in the heart and died during a 1999 robbery attempt outside a Chestnut Hill Wawa, Byers and her children founded Russell Byers Charter School in his name.
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