I Am "Street Smart" and "Book Smart"

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    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

    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

    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

    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
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