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Some thoughts on bullying ... #WritersAgainstBullying #AntiBullying

My publisher has recently informed me about a program called ‘Writers Against Bullying’ and invited me to write a post about bullying.

The first thoughts I have on bullying takes me back to elementary school. 968 more words


Four Underdog NFL Teams That Will Make The Playoffs

By Elijah Stewart

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the NFL season quickly approaches, fans around the country are excited about what the new year will hold for their team. 1,156 more words

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"David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants" by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell has developed a reputation of challenging conventional wisdom and introducing a new way of looking at cultural issues.  He does not disappoint in his most recent book, … 692 more words

The Best of College Volleyball on Social Media and the Worst

While college football and college basketball are the main sports I follow, I try to give some love to the Olympics sports when I can here at the nc2anerd. 1,545 more words

NCAA Tournament

The Perils of Having a Pitbull

Setting: Midday afternoon at the dog park.

Milo (my pitbull) plays with other dogs, gamboling around the park, he picks up a ball of golden retriever and tries to play “keep away” so the dog would chase and play with him. 1,746 more words

American Men Hitting their Stride in the Run-up to US Open

Despite his straight-set loss to world No. 7 Milos Raonic in the semifinals of the 2014 Citi Open, Donald Young’s strong performance at the tournament will have at the very least reinstilled some hope of success for American tennis players in the run-up to the year’s fourth and final Grand Slam. 517 more words

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Who Am I?

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