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  •  His mother was a single parent (1+ / 0-)
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    before she remarried. And I get the distinct impression her Indonesian husband had some money.

    "These are not candidates. These are the empty stand-ins for lobbyists' policies to be legislated later." - Chimpy, 9/24/10

    by NWTerriD on Sun Apr 03, 2011 at 12:35:48 PM PDT

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    •  His grandmother (1+ / 0-)
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      was a bank vicepresident.

      Middle management, but still management.  The sense I got from Dreams from my father was that they scrimped to put him through school.

      Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free
      ¡Boycott Arizona!

      by litho on Sun Apr 03, 2011 at 02:25:50 PM PDT

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      •  And, in those days it didn't cost so much. (0+ / 0-)

        I had a trust fund of about $25K that put me entirely through school plus airline flights CA to IL.

        movin' to DK4 soon, gonna be a dental floss tycoon ...

        by alliedoc on Sun Apr 03, 2011 at 07:15:59 PM PDT

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