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Response to lexx21 (Reply #19)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:18 PM

21. You were lucky to have an encouraging mother. I had neither.

Teachers tried to talk my mother in letting me be double-promoted (this was back in the fifties) but she thought it would interfere with my social life. In the projects. Eventually, you get beaten down and become what they expect of you--a loser. Of course, I had an edge. I was a loser already being female in the fifties. It takes a lot of years to undo that damage.

Not all the stupid people are in the South. The Northeast has its share, too.

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