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View Diary: At 76 I have lots to be thankful for (12 comments)

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  •  I feel exactly the same way (7+ / 0-)
    Things are different now.  Were I growing up at this time I'd probably never had the chance to go on to grad school and a doctorate.  We have lost faith in our young and will let them be wasted.
    In my case, I would not have had the chance to go to college and get a bachelor of science degree.  
    •  Let's work to change this!...n/t (4+ / 0-)

      An idea is not responsible for who happens to be carrying it at the moment. It stands or falls on its own merits.

      by don mikulecky on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 11:18:44 AM PST

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      •  Electing President Obama is the first step (1+ / 0-)
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        President Obama was really stressing EDUCATION  during his campaign and making it possible for everybody.

        My  family was poor.   I was lucky to have been able to go to college because in the forties through the early sixties the nation didn't think that educating people like me was a socialist concept.  I worked in California after graduation in the early sixties and I saw Reagan make socialist a bad word with his statement: The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, .......

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