Duran Duran singer Simon LeBon with Bridey Heidel

Source: Paula Peterson,

Bridey Thelen-Heidel is an award-winning English teacher who has contributed her writing to a best-selling book about supporting LGBT+ youth. She writes nonfiction and is currently working on project she hopes will inspire people to follow their dreams, in spite of the obstacles. 
She also teaches at South Tahoe High School since 1999 and is the advisor to the Ally Club since 2005.
In September 2019, Bridey, a lifelong Duran Duran fan, got to dance on stage with lead singer Simon LeBon. She then published a memoir piece on their blog about the experience.
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