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The Stony Brook Press - Volume 5, Issue 12

The Stony Brook Press - Volume 5, Issue 12

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h irin g
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t o
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s tu d e n t's
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m anaged
t o
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w h ic h
c o n c lu d e d ,
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w o u ld
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to na s s e r t e d
th a tth e y
w a n te darm ed
o ffic e rst o
e s c o r t
U n iv ersity
P a y ro ll.
W e
a g re e
w ith
th e
ta s kfo rc e .
S p e a k in g
o fg u n s ,
d u rin g
th eh e ig h t
o fth e
c o n tro v e rs y ,
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th e
p o s itiv es i d e ,S to n yB r o o k 'sG ra d u a te
s tu d e n te m p lo y e e sm ovedt o
h e lpc re a teas ta te -
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u n io n ,a n d
i ts h o u ld
b e
le g a lly
re c o g n iz e d
b y
th isS p rin g .
B esidesh e lp in gi t s m em bers
o n
s u c h
is s u e sa s
p a y
a n d
jo b
s e c u rity ,th eu n io n
m ay
a ls os e r v e
t o
im p ro v eth e
q u a lityo fu n d e r -
g ra d u a te
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lo n g e r
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c r o s s - lis te d ,
c o n ta in s
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P o litic a l
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d id
n o tc h o o s eth etim e.
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in g
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ric a n a
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tio n
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la s tS e p te m b e r
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re -
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th e
c o u rs e
d e s c rip tio n
o f A F S /P O L
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re q u ire d
o u r
endorsem ent.
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re a s o n s
w hy
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re v is e d
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o th e r tim e
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a c te d ,
w e
w o u ld
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s u b je c t
t o
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te n s e
criticism .
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th is
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o u t best course
o f a c tio n
w as
t o
d o
th a t
w h ic h
i ss o u n d e s t
fro m
th ep o in to f v ie w
o fo u r
a c a d e m ic
com m itm ents.
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c o rd in g ly
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b e g a n
im p le -
m e n ta tio n
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a
p la n ,
w h ic h
h a d
b e e n
d e v e lo p in g
fo r som e
tim e,t o
s tre n g th e n
o u ru n d e r-
g ra d u a te
m ajo r.
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in -
v o lv e s
e n d in g
a ll
perm anent
c r o s s - l i s t i n g
o fc o u r s e s ,a n
a c -
tio n
w h ic h
w e
h a d
h o p e d
c o u ld
b e
a n n o u n c e d
a tala te r
tim e
i n
a
m ore
c o n g e n ia l
a t-
m osphere.
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y o u r
e d ito ria l
im -
p lie s
th a tw ed is a p p ro v eo f th e
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d e c is io n
a n d
th a tw e
a re
som ehow
c o n trd ic tin g
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n iv e rs ity
p o lic y .
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fa c t
i .
th a tI ,a n d
p ro b a b ly
a llo fm y
c o lle a g u e s
o n
th e
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F a c u lty ,
a c c e p t
th e
S e n a te
d e c is io n
a s
a
re s p o n s -
ib le
a c a d e m ic
a c tio n .
M ore-
o v e r, th eS e n a ted e c is io n
d o e s
n o tre la tet o
U n iv ersityp o lic y
re g a rd in g
c r o s s l i s t i n g
o f
c o u rs e s .
I t
i sc o m p le te ly
in -
a c c u ra te
t oa s s e r t ,a sy o u re d -
ito ria l
d o e s ,
th a t
o u r
a c tio n
c o n tra d ic ts
a n y
s ta te d
U n iv e r-
s i t yp o lic y .
Iw o u ld
lik e
t oa s s u r ey o u r
re a d e rs
th a t
o u r
a c tio n
w as
n o t m o tiv a te d
b ya n dd e s i r et o
h a rm
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w ith
w hom
w e
h a v e
lo n g
c o o p e ra -
te d
a n d
w hom
w e
re s p e c t
a s
a c a d e m icc o lle a g u e s .
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C h a ir m a n
D e p a rtm e n to fP o litic a l
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s tru c tio n ,a n dk e e p
e n o u g h T A 'si ne a c hd e p a rt-
m e n t.
T he
a c a d e m ici s s u eo f th ey e a r ,o fc o u rs e ,w as
th e
c o n tro v e rs y
c re a te d
b y
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E x e c u tiv e
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M orrison,
S c o tt
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H a lu k
S o y k a n .
A d D esign
. .. . . . . . . . . . . . .
A m y B e rlin
G ra p h ic s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
R .G am bol
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L ane
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T he
S to n y
B ro o k
P r e s s
i s
p u b lis h e d
e v e ry
T h u rs d a y
d u rin g
th e
a c a d e m ic
y e a r
b y
T he
S to n y
B ro o k
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as tu d e n t
ru n
a n d
s tu d e n tf u n d e d
n o t-fo r-p ro fitc o r-
p o ra tio n .
A d v e rtis in g
p o lic y
d o e sn o tn e -
c e s s a r ilyre fle c te d ito ria lp o lic y .
T he
o p in io n s
e x p re s s e d
i n
le tte rs
a n d
v ie w p o in ts
d o
n o tn e c e s s a r ily
re fle c tth o s e
of ours t a f f .
n P o n e :
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p ro d u c tio n
t o
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g lo rifie dty p e w rite rw h ic hm akesa llth elin e so f
a
sto ry
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i nw h ic hh e
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r a c is m
a n d
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v e s tig a tio n
a n dP re s id e n t's
a n dP ro v o st'sre p o rts
a lld e c la rin g
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A lso
th e
ta rg e t
o f
a c c u s a tio n s
w as
fo rm er
SA B
C o m m itte e p e rs o n
I r a
L e v y ,
a c c u s e d
o f
co m m ittin gfin a n c ia lim p ro p rie tie s
w iths tu d e n t
a c tiv ity
fu n d s.
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w as
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b y
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th a t
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w o u ld
s e e kt o
b rin gle g a la c tio na g a i n s tL e v y .
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how ever,n oe v id e n c e
h a sb e e n m adep u b licth a t
w o u ld
s h o w
L e v y
t o
b eg u ilty
o fa n y th in g ,a n d
c h a rg e sh a v en o tb e e np r e s s e d .
A ndth e n
th e rew as D o rmC o o k in g :
F irs t,
i t
w as
a n n o u n c e d
th a tth e
s iz e so f d o rm
re frid g e ra to rs
w o u ld
b e
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c u b ic
f e e t
p e r
p e rs o n
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t o
p re v e n t
e le c tric a l
breakdow ns.
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b iga
2 /2
c u b icfo o tre frid g e ra to r
is ,i t ' s
r e a lly
sm a ll.)
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i tw asa n n o u n c e d
th a tth eD orm
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F ee
w o u ld
b ei n c r e a s e d
b y
37% , m o stlyt o
p a y
fo rau tilityfe eth ro w n
o nth ec o o k in gfa c ilitie s ,
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fe e
p re v io u s ly
u n h e a rd
o f.
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th ere frid g e ra to r
s iz e lim it there
i sh o p e ,
a sR o b e rtF ra n c isa n n o u n c e d
th a th ew asre a lly
s e e k in go n lyare d u c tio no fre frid g e ra to rs
s oth a t
th e yu s e dl e s sth a n
1
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fo rm uch
la rg e rre frid g -
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c u b ic
fo o to n e s .
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in v e s tig a te
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a n d
th e
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P u b
b o th
w e r e 'f o r c e d
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c lo s e ,
th e
f ir s td u e
t o
th es ta te -im p o s e d
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th e
s e c o n d
d u e
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in c re a s eo fth e
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c re a teara th s k e lla r a n y w h e re ,
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lie so n
b e e rs a l e sfo ras ig n ific a n t p a rto fi t sr e v -
e n u e ,a lo n g w ith
i t so p e ra tio n s
lik eH a r p o 's ,th e
H ard
R ock
C afe,
a n d
th e
H e a lth
S h o p ,
(th e
R a in y
N ig h t
H ouse
w o u ld
p ro b a b ly
su rv iv ei n
som e
tru n c a te d
fo rm ,
p ro b a b ly
u n d e r
F S A .)
6 )
N o
F a llF e s t,n o
O c to b e rfe s t,
n o
G -F est,
n o S p rin gF e v e r .
Y ou
g e t th e
id e a .
T h ism ay
p ro v et o
b eth e
m ostim p o rta n t
is s u e
t o
h its tu d e n ts
th isy e a r .
S to n y
B ro o k
w o u ld
n e v e r
b e
th e
sam e
a fte r-
w ards.
E v e n
i fy o u w ro tele tte rst oC uom oa n d
y o u rle g is la to rs
d u rin gth eP o lityc a m p a ig n ,a n d
e s p e c ia lly
i fy o u
d id n 't,ta k e th etim e o u to v e r
in te r s e s s io n
t o
w rite
a
fe w
m ore.
E ig h te e n
th ro u g h
tw e n ty -o n e
y e a r
o ld s
c a n
v o te ,
g o
t o
w ar,s ig nc o n tra c ts ,a n dd ire c t c o rp o ra tio n s .
W e
d e s e rv eth erig h tt od rin k .
S o ,
m any
o f th e
p ro b le m s
th a tf a c e d
u s
i n
1 9 8 3
w illr e a p p e a r
i n
1 9 8 4 .
T h a t'sn os u r p r i s e .
B u tw es t i l lh a v e th ein te llig e n c e
a n ds tre n g tht o
s e e to itth a tth e
b a d
th in g sa rea v o id e da n dth e
g o o dth in g sa rere a liz e d ,
a n dth a ti sa lw a y sg o o d
r n u x r
t y
fe ea n d th ed rin k in ga g ea relik e lyt oi n c r e a s e ,
a g a in ,th in g slo o kg rim
fo rth ere m a in in gb a r so n
cam pus.
I t
i sn o t su rp risin gth a tP o lity 's m osts u c c e s s -
fu lp o litic a l
a c tiv ity
o fth ey e a rw asth er e c e n t
le tte rw ritin gd riv ea g a i n s t th e2 1y e a ro ldd rin k -
in g
a re ,
b e c a u s e
i f
th e
la w
i s
p a s s e d ,
S to n y
P 3 ro o k
w illresem ble
n o th in g
m oreth a n
K ansas
a fte rth e
n u c le a ra tta c k
show ni nth em o v ie
T h e
D ay
A fte r.
I fth e
la w
i sp a s s e d ,8 0 %
o f S to n y
B ro o ku n d e r g r a d u a t e s
w illb e u n a b let od rin kle -
g a lly
a n d
i ti sn o t d iffic u ltt of o r e s e e
a llo fth e
fo llo w in gc o m in ga b o u t:
1 )
T heb a n n in g
o fb e e ra ta ll cam pusp a rtie s
a n ds o c i a l fu n c tio n s ,
2 )T hec lo s in g
o f th eW h itm a nP u b , th eG SO
L o u n g e ,a n d
T o k y oJ o e 's ,
3 )
A
d r a s t i c
c h a n g e
i n
th e
o p e ra tio n
o f th e
E nd
o f
th e
B rid g e ,
w ith
i ttu rn in g
fro m
i t se f-
fo rtst oc a te rt os tu d e n ts ,
4 )
A
c o m p le te
a n d
fin a le n d
t oa n yp la n s
t o
D a lla sB aum an
U n seen
L e a r n in gD is a b le d
a t S to n y
B rook
b y K en K ruger
D is a b le d ,
lo c a te d
i n
H u m a n itie s
e v a lu a tio n ,
a n d
th o s e
w ho
a r e n '1
I n
S e p te m b e r
1 9 7 3 ,
C ongress
1 3 5 ,
i sth e
a g e n c y
in v o lv e di nm ak-
s u r ea b o u t b e in gle a rn in gd is a b le d .
p a s s e d
ala w
p ro h ib itin gd iscrim in -
in g
U n iv ersity
p ro g ra m sa v a ila b let o
"T o
b ele g a lly
c la s s if ie d
a sle a rn
a tio n
b a s e d
s o le ly
o n
p h y s ic a l
o r
h a n d ic a p p e d
s tu d e n ts ,
in g
d is a b le d ,"
P ic k e rin g
c o n tin u e s
m e n ta l
h a n d ic a p s .
I t
w as m ade
i l -
F re d
P ic k e rin g ,w ho
w o rk sw ith
" A
s tu d e n t
m ustb ee v a lu a te d
b y
a
le g a lt o
d e n y
h a n d ic a p p e d
in d iv id -
th e
o ffic e ,
e x p la in e d
a b o u t
a id
p ro fe s s io n a l
i nth e
fie ld .
T h ise v a l
u a ls
p a rtic ip a tio n
i n
o r
b e n e fits
a v a ila b le
t o
le a rn in g
d is a b le d
s tu -
u a tio n
c o n s is tso faw id ev a rie ty
o j
fro m
a n y
p ro g ra m
o r
a c tiv ity
re -
d e n tsp a rtic u la rlyd y s le x ias tu d e n ts ,
te s tst o
fo c u si n
o nth es p e c ificd is
c e iv in gf e d e r a lfin a n c ia la s s i s t a n c e ,
a t S to n yB ro o k .
a b ility .
T h is
la w
a ls om adei tille g a lfo r
" I f
as tu d e n t
cam et o
u s u n d ia g -
" A
c o n c e rn
o f
m in e
h a s
b e e n
e m p lo y e rs
t or e f u s eh irin go f h a n d i-
n o s e d ,a tp r e s e n t ,th iso ffic ec a na r-
th a t
t h
o ffic e
w o u ld
b e
u s e d
b y
c a p p e d
in d iv id u a ls
b a s e d
s o le ly
o n
ra n g e
te s ts
t o
d e te rm in ed is a b ility ,
p e o p le
w ho
a r e n 'td is a b le d
b u ta re
th e ir
d is a b ility
a n d
re q u ire s
th a t
W ec a n
a ls on o tifyp ro fe sso rsth a ta
lo o k in g
fo r
a n
e a s y
w ay
o u t
b u t
b u ild in g s
th a t
b e g a n
c o n s tru c tio n
s tu d e n t
h a s
id e n tifie d
h im self
t o
th a t
h a s n 't
b e e n
a
p ro b le m .
T he
a fte rJ u n e
3 ,1 9 7 7
t o
b e
a c c e s s ib le
th iso ffic ea sb e in gle a rn in gd is a b le d
te s tsa res ov a rie da n da c c u r a t eth a t
t o
h a n d ic a p p e d
p e o p le
fro m
th e
a n d
re q u e s ts
th a tth ep ro fe sso r
a c -
i t s
im p o ssib le
t o
l i e
y o u r
w ay
s t a r t .
c o m o d a te sth a ts tu d e n t.
P rim arily ,
th ro u g h
th e m ."
I n
1 9 7 7
afin a ls e c tio n
w asa d d -
w eh o o k
th e s es tu d e n tsu p w ithth e
O nce
a
s tu d e n t
h a s
b e e n
d ia g -
e dt o
th isla w
c o v e rin gD e p a rtm e n t!
p e o p le
w hod o
th e
e v a lu a tio n s .
A t
n o s e da sle a rn in g
d is a b le dm orea id
o f
H e a lth ,
E d u c a tio n
a n d
W elfare
th is
p o in t
i n
tim ew e d o n 'td o
th e
becom es
a v a ila b le
t o
th e m .
S tu -
[n o w
D e p a rtm e n ts
o f
H e a lth
a n d
te s tin go u r s e l v e s . "
d e n tsd i a g n o s e d
a sle a rn in gd is a b le d
H um an
S e rv ic e sa n d
o f E d u c a tio n ]
P ic k e rin g
e x p la in s
th a t
th e re
re c e iv e
th esam e
a ida v a ila b le
t ou s-
fu n d s.
U nderth is
s e c tio n
in s titu -
w ere
th re e
ty p e s
o fs tu d e n t
w ho
u a lly
im paired
s tu d e n ts .
T h e s ea id s
tio n s
re c e iv in g
H EW
fu n d s,s u c h
a s
com et o
th e
o ffic e ;th o s ew hoh a v e
in c lu d e
h a v in gte x tsa n do th e r w rit-
s c h o o ls , h o s p ita lsa n dc o lle g e s ,w ere
a lre a d y
b e e n
e v a lu a te d
a s
le a rn in g
te n
m aterialsta p e d
a n d
b e in gg iv e n
t ob e b ro u g h tu n d e r th ela w .
d is a b le d ,
th o s ew ho
k n o w
th e ya re
e x tra
tim e
t o
c o m p le te
exam s
o r
O n
cam pus
th e
O ffice
o f
th e Ile a rn in g
d is a b le d
b u tn e e d
o ffic ia l,b e in g
g iv e n
a lte rn a tiv ete s ts ,m u lti-
p ie
c h o ic e
in s te a d
o fe s s a y
fo re x -
a m p le .
T h e re
i sa l s osom ev e rylim -
ite d
tu to rin g
a v a ila b le
b u tth isv a r -
ie sfro m
d e p a rtm e n tt od e p a rtm e n t.
D esp ite
w idespread
ig n o ra n c e
o f
th e irp ro b le m s
a n d
th e
lim ited
a id
a v a ila b le
t o
th e m
le a rn in gd is a b le d
s tu d e n ts
a red e te rm in e d
t os u c c e e d .
O ne
d y s le x ia
s tu d e n t,
A m y
B e rlin ,
s a id ,
" I t sim p o rta n tth a tp e o p lea re
m o re
o p e n
w ith
th in g s
lik e
th is .
T h e r e 's
n or e a s o n
t o
h a v e
th iss in g -
le d
o u tfe e lin g
lik eI'v eh a d .
I 'm
in
c o lle g e
n o w
a n d
th is
i s
th e
la s t
p la c eI 'de v e rth o u g h tI 'd
b e .
" I
c a n
g ra d u a te
i n
tw o
w ays.
T he
f ir s t
w ay
w ill
ta k e
a b o u t
8
y e a rs
b e c a u s eI 'db ew o rk in go nm y
ow nw ith o u t ta k in ga d v a n ta g eo fa ll
th e
b e n e fits
a v a ila b le
fro m
p e o p le
w ho
a re
w illin g
t o
h e lp
m e.
T he
s e c o n d
w ay
i st o
d o w hat I'v eb e e n
d o in g .
" I
p la n
t ota k e
th ela tte rro u te ,
a sa n y o n e w hoi sre a d in g
th isa rtic le
w o u ld ."
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