An Aldine ISD teacher is celebrating the achievement of a lifetime.
Ramona Smith, a first-year teacher at MacArthur High School, beat out more than 30,000 people to be named the World Champion of Public Speaking by Toastmasters International.
She is just the second African-American woman in history to win the prestigious title.
ABC13 caught up with Smith to hear the amazing story behind her speech, which is now inspiring people worldwide.
Aldine ISD teacher wins World Championship of Public Speaking
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