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Old 05-15-2013, 07:12 PM   #90
bimmerfan08
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I'd love to see some of you start out from scratch. No mummy/daddy/grampy to feed you, house you, pay your way or otherwise hook you up. Most of you would fall flat on your faces. You wouldn't even know where to start if you hadn't been coddled your entire lives.
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I was lucky enough to spend summers with my grandmother in rural Alabama. She retired from teaching when i was 10 and took a job as a state welfare case worker. I was allowed to ride along when she checked on her cases, and saw a lot of things that you whitebread types will never be able to comprehend - like 5 kids and one adult living in a two-room shack, miles from the nearest anything.

Do you honstly think that those people had the same chances that you & your lily white upbringing had?
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