I Am "Street Smart" and "Book Smart"

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    Where to Now..

    43 years of life experience under my belt.  Good times/Bad times, money and no money, friends and no friends. What's next?  I am open to any and all ideas.  The crazier the better.  What new experience will put that spark back into my life? Some freaky...
    Danimal103 Danimal103
    Jul 22, 2009

    A Little Who Was Torn From Innonsence

    I was molested many years ago when I was about 4 or 5 years of age. My mom always worked and the man that she was married to hardly ever worked. He was a drug addict and he liked heroin and he would hit my mom alto.  He was very abusive to me also.  We lived in so many...
    snoopy1976 snoopy1976
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2009

    moving from city to city forced me to become

    street smart at a young age. I spent a decade in Las Vegas, NV where everyone is about their hustle. as far as scholastically smart, I dropped out of college but that's not to say I couldn't have finished. I just didn't want a pile of debt. I think another thing this group is...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    Oct 23, 2014

    No Choice

    In my city you were either street smart or a victim, so I learned to become street smart at n early age. Since book smarts came naturally I would apply lessons I learned from the streets into my professional life. It's funny how people with white collar jobs, back stab and set...
    siggy10 siggy10
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2012

    I know my way around the street

    and how to act due to growing up on the wrong place. But I am a geek/nerd to the core. I love reading and school. History, science, English, math I love it and it's so easy. My favorite is writing and math I advanced at those classes we'll. I remember lots of stuff.
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    1 Response Dec 18, 2013
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