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An Education in Class

Dedicatory preface: This post is dedicated to the anonymous steel worker from Worcester, Massachusetts, who helped me get to New York City in September 1998. You brought me to the bus station in Worcester and made sure I had cigarettes … Continue reading

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“Can You Get Me Into College?” – Midnight in Southie

It was midnight and we sat on the jungle gym of a South Boston playground designated as being “for ages 8-12” and “requiring upper body strength and coordination.” We both had some degree of “upper body strength and coordination,” but … Continue reading

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