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poor people aren’t supposed to want nice things. (via Problem Chylde)

22 Nov

All I can say is that this is a fantastic piece of writing, and painfully true too.

I don't know if you guys received the memo; but poor people aren't supposed to want nice things. All rags-to-riches (or rags-to-bitches, if you want to get all Boondocks about it) stories start with people who are poor but industrious. Tales of kids eating cigarette ash sandwiches to survive. Tales of people saving mustard packets so they have food that stretches through the whole year. Bonus points if your parent proudly refuses government help, … Read More

via Problem Chylde

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