Vashon High School students in St. Louis got a rude awakening on February 21 when motivational speaker Eric Thomas dropped some knowledge to them. After feeling disrespected by those talking during his speach, Thomas subsequently gave the students an inpromtu lesson on respect.
"I'm not here to get nothin', I'm here to give you something, Thomas said.
"When people love you, you don't treat them like dirt. When people care about you, you don't disrepect them. You don't got but a few people who care about you in this world!"
Thomas travels aroung the country speaking at inner city schools and juvenille dentention centers to share knowledge and wisdom to motivate people to achieve their highest potential.
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