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I was not thinking about infinite multipliers when I was 10. But I did have

I was not thinking about infinite multipliers when I was 10. But I did have a father who was a Ph.D. in commerce and finance and an intellectual man. And so I had a feeling, probably about the time I went to college, that I would try to be a scholar and t
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I was home schooled in high school but was definitely the nerd in middle sc

I was home schooled in high school but was definitely the nerd in middle school. I was in three academic clubs, a huge book worm, and the teacher's pet. I was kind of an easy target for bullies.
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I was in three academic clubs, a huge book worm and the teacher's pet. I wa

I was in three academic clubs, a huge book worm and the teacher's pet. I was kind of an easy target for bullies.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I want to be a lawyer, a dancer, an actress, a mother, a wife, a children's

I want to be a lawyer, a dancer, an actress, a mother, a wife, a children's author, a distance runner, a poet, a pianist, a pet store owner, an astronaut, an environmental and humanitarian activist, a psychiatrist, a ballet teacher, and the first woman pr
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I was very short. Everybody else was two years older in my class, and I had

I was very short. Everybody else was two years older in my class, and I had curly hair and was teacher's pet.
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I think my best teacher and my best study was theater in general. It taught

I think my best teacher and my best study was theater in general. It taught me a lot of patience and a lot of hard work, and I think that theater teaches you that you've got to know your stuff because you only get one chance.
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A regular old drag queen is usually your science teacher who's actually wea

A regular old drag queen is usually your science teacher who's actually wearing women's panties underneath his slacks. A drag-queen superstar is someone who actually works in clubs and makes a living doing it more than one night a year, or even one night
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None of the standard high school science courses made much of an impression

None of the standard high school science courses made much of an impression on me, but I did enjoy the Advanced Placement Chemistry course I took in my senior year. This course had only eleven students and was taught by a rarity for our school, an exchang
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For whatever reason, I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't

For whatever reason, I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did.
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My mother was a teacher, and when she wanted to show me art and literature

My mother was a teacher, and when she wanted to show me art and literature and science, she'd take me to museums, parks and free exhibitions.
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Usually, girls weren't encouraged to go to college and major in math and sc

Usually, girls weren't encouraged to go to college and major in math and science. My high school calculus teacher, Ms. Paz Jensen, made math appealing and motivated me to continue studying it in college.
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Travel stories teach geography; insect stories lead the child into natural

Travel stories teach geography; insect stories lead the child into natural science; and so on. The teacher, in short, can use reading to introduce her pupils to the most varied subjects; and the moment they have been thus started, they can go on to any li
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