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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:41 PM

Today is a Good Day ...

Today, BabyGirl 1StrongBlackMan got not one, not two; but three calls from the Admissions Offices her top 3 college choices ... each telling her to expect an acceptance letter and scholarship Offers in the mail next week! Her number one choice told her, "We want you ... You're in ... Don't worry about how you'll pay for it; we'll make away!"

This is good because she's been kind of on edge and insecure about her prospects.

I'm so proud of her ... now the tough part ... Preparing her for that idiot that claims she took his spot; despite the fact, she's a 3.8 gpa'ed, Advance Placemented, 96th and 98th percentile on the SAT and ACT scoring, 10 hour a week volunteering, 20 hour a week working (a job that she got on her own), student.

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1StrongBlackMan Nov 2012 OP
Sekhmets Daughter Nov 2012 #1
ewagner Nov 2012 #2
corneliamcgillicutty Nov 2012 #3
mzteris Nov 2012 #4
ailsagirl Nov 2012 #5
LeftofObama Nov 2012 #6
1StrongBlackMan Nov 2012 #8
LoisB Nov 2012 #7
Number23 Nov 2012 #9

Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:44 PM

1. Congratulations!




You must be so very proud of her. I wish I could offer her congratulations for a job well done myself. Please do it for me.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 05:55 PM

2. Congrats!!!!

It's been 11 years since we got similar news....and I am crying tears of joy for you just as I did for my son on that day!!

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:04 PM

3. Thank you for sharing this wonderful news with your friends at DU.

Congratulations to your daughter on her success and achievements. She is obviously a terrific young woman who is destined to make our world a better place. I suspect her parents have been a very positive influence in her life.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:15 PM

4. Just smile at the idiot

and keep walking.

He's an idiot, what does HE know?

When he's working FOR her, he'll figure it out.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 06:27 PM

5. That's wonderful!

Congratulations!!

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 07:24 PM

6. Congrats!

Those are some impressive numbers!

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Response to LeftofObama (Reply #6)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:30 PM

8. Yeah ...

She gets her braineses from me!

No, seriously ... She has been in the "Gifted Program" since the 4th grade and has always done well in school. Until her Freshman year of High School, when the "Gifted Program" Teacher questioned whether she was truly gifted, because she didn't accept (the teacher's) conventional wisdom! The teacher's reason for questioning her intellectual status ... BabyGirl 1StronglackMan challenged her (In an admittedly disrespectful manner) when the teacher attempted to teach (during Black History Month) that Abraham Lincoln had great love for, and was a "great friend" to Black folksr.

"Dad ... she was flat-out wrong and I told her so!"

That led to my going to the school and straightening that teacher out. But the ruckus, embarassed BabyGirl and she decided to shut down. It took about 4 months of re-assurance for her to get back in gear.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 08:03 PM

7. Good for her!!!!

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 07:38 PM

9. K&R for your daughter!

Man, she sounds like one hell of a kid. Big things in store for that one.

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