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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 12:15 AM

28. I was just about to say that I was ALWAYS taught by my mom that she'd learned

EARLY on that because she wasn't white, blonde & blue eyed, she would wasn't hired as a Transcriptionist, IN SPITE of the fact that she typed 120 words + per minute, had damn near PERFECT GPA,(top of her class) BUT HER best FRIEND at the time, (her name was BIRGIT & was from Sweden), she was offered position after position, although she could BARELY type 25 words per minute, couldn't spell to save her life, (REAL important for an aspiring medical Transcriptionist), although she'd heard about the ignorance of American bigots, (early 60's during defacto jim crow). she was SO disgusted by the OPEN & obvious unfairness of the system, she packed up & went back home to Sweden.

I was taught this lesson from DAY 1 that where another American could be guaranteed a place in the workplace, due to the color of their skin & ethnicity, (translate that to say what we see playing out before us & the ENTIRE planet, ie, idiots in the WH, who DIDN'T win the race to be there when they can BARELY spell "WH", AKA Kakistocrisy), I would have to be BETTER than perfect to even have a chance to get into the door to interview ....

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