Elizabeth and Thomas DeLawder pose for a portrait with their son Jackson at their home in Ellwood City, on June 7, 2015

Elizabeth DeLawder teaches third-grade math at Pittsburgh Morrow in Brighton Heights and interacts with many children every day.

However, she fostered a close relationship with fifth-grader Jackson Johnson, 11, in 2012 after learning of his living situation. …


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