Some people study Mussar. Some people teach Mussar. Few people are Mussar.
Such a person was Rabbi Meir Chodosh. Few were as great as he. Few were as successful in concealing their greatness. Few so embodied what they studied, learned, and taught.
Rabbi Chodosh was a quintessential talmid of Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, the legendary mashgiach of Slabodka in Lithuania and then in Chevron. Reb Meir absorbed his great rebbi