Re: NY Times: Young, Gifted, and Not Getting Into Harvard
Originally Posted by Roy Tucker
Every parent has their hopes and dreams that their child will be a doctor, lawyer, great scholar, president, whatever.
Something my father taught me at a young age is that there are plenty of doctors, lawyers, scholars, and yes, even Presidents, that aren't worth a darn as human beings. Yet there are plenty of mechanics, ditch-diggers, clerks, plumbers, and so on that are worthy of admiration.
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