You will never be as smart

Fannie Blakely
Philadelphia, PA

Was in a gifted class in junior high school.
First day in an advance math class teacher informed me not to worry, but I would never be as smart as the other kids, that it was not in my genetic make-up. I aced that class (highest grade) and every other class while at that school. Been working ever since to prove to myself and the world that I am just as smart. Kind of sad.


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