This story is part of Lessons from Lucy Laney, an ongoing series from KARE 11 photojournalist Ben Garvin and reporter Lindsey Seavert.


Aside from family, there are few people in this world who have a bigger influence on young lives.

As part of our year-long documentary on Lucy Laney Elementary in Minneapolis, photojournalist Ben Garvin asks teachers why they do it.

Watch the video to hear what they had to say.