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  •  I would have thrown a party if one of my kids got (2+ / 0-)
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    Magnifico, JML9999

    a 'B'.

    I worked with a guy years ago who had a son that really wanted to get into the Academy. If you aren't the son or daughter of a Senator or a legacy, good luck. This poor kid was so distraught that he brought home a 'B' grade, that he climbed a silo and jumped to his death. Wow. Now that is competitive. The family was inconsolable. You can never replace a life. We should never forget that.

    Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length. -- Natalie Grant

    by BusyinCA on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 02:02:15 AM PST

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