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Lessons in Higher Learning

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Lessons in Higher Learning

In 1979 Jimmy Carter was the president, Sony introduced the ‘walkman’ and with only a few semesters to go I dropped out of college. I’m not really sure why. I never gave it much thought. That is, till now. Dropping out was just ‘what I did, no big deal…end of story.’ But on an emotional and psychological level, dropping out of school, was not the ‘end of the story.’  There was an underlying feeling of anxiety and shame over my ‘failure’ to finish college. What if someone were to ask,  “So, where did you go to college?” “Well uh,” feeling the anxiety and shame...

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