1) Bi-racial (under-represented minorities)- Check.
2) First generation American (cultural outsider)- Check.
3) Low socioeconomic background (very limited access to resources)- Check.
4) Uneducated parents (language barriers)- Check. 682 more words
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Do we all view ourself as the underdog?
Another it’s-summer-and-the–heat-makes-me-cranky post, but this one involves Epicurus who, if you didn’t already know, is probably your favorite ancient Greek philosopher.
Epicurus’s philosophical and life focus was regarding happiness. 294 more words
“Giants are not what we think they are. The same qualities that appear to give them strength are often the sources of great weakness.” As a society we are always measured or being measured to someone else, whether in the classroom, the board room or in between. 663 more words
And God also selected (deliberately chose) what in the world is lowborn and insignificant and branded and treated with contempt, even the things that are nothing, that He might depose and bring to nothing the things that are, So that no mortal man should boast in the presence of God. 304 more words
Okay, so I finally did it.
I put myself on the holds list at the library and two days later, I went to pick up one of their FREAKING FOURTEEN COPIES of… 750 more words