I grew up in the South Bronx. My family was on welfare, section 8, food stamps, medicaid, and we have a deep, deep rooted love for government cheese! It is absolutely delicious!
This is for those of you who may have come from poverty, or are currently living in poverty. It is for the single parents doing the job of two! It is also for those of you who may be well off, a little perspective for you too. No matter where you are in life, be proud of where you come from!
Please take note of the date on a post as it may be an old, outdated viewpoint. I keep those old posts to show my evolution and progress as a human being. We all make mistakes and say dumb stuff. Hiding it doesn't help anyone and real growth matters. Own your flaws so that others may learn from them. Finally, the opinions and views expressed here are solely those of the respective authors.
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