I Have Had Little To No Formal Education

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    You Can Do A Lot On Your Own. I Did.

    I have a strong formal education. 2 of the 3 high schools I attended in the 1960s made it to William Bennett's 1980s honour roll of 60 distinguished American private high schools. I have 3 degrees from a research university everybody's heard of. Nevertheless, many of the...
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    1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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