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In a previous draft, I quoted this incredible NPR interview with Jay-Z, but I couldn’t fit it into the post, so I’ll share it here.
Just as Carlos in Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast had Eric Eisner championing his cause, I was fortunate enough to have a fifth grade teacher who believed in me. She pushed open doors for me even after one was seemingly slammed shut when my parents and I failed to turn in a financial aid form on time.