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Dewitt

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what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« on: August 17, 2004, 02:18:51 PM »
...just wondering. what kind of environment did you guys grow up in? what did your parents do for a living?

i grew up in suburbia, dad is a prof, mom is a restaurant owner.


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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2004, 02:19:35 PM »
Grew up pretty damn poor.   >:(

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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2004, 02:21:06 PM »
i grew up poor, the kid of parents who were students most of their lives.  my dad went to school until he was 35 (6 post-grad degrees).  my mom didnt work.

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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2004, 02:21:51 PM »
Grew up poor.  Dad was in the military (who at times had to work 3 jobs at once to ensure we ate), mom worked when could.  I am the first of my family in college.

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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2004, 02:22:38 PM »
I grew up mostly in Jersey, not poor, but not well off either, I guess straight up middle class, haha.

Dewitt

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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2004, 02:23:19 PM »
actually, i should chime in a say i grew up poor as well. my dad was getting his phd when i was a small kid. it wasn't till middle school that things started to get better.

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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2004, 02:24:46 PM »
I grew up fabulously wealthy and took tennis lessons at the nearby country club.  I had a driver take me to school.

I've always wanted to say that.

I did have a driver take me to school, though.  A city of Phoenix bus driver.  And I was rich in love and family.

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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2004, 02:25:56 PM »
Poor... i spent the first 13 years of my life living in the Projects and getting jumped weekly  ;D joy.
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Re: what socioeconomic class were you brought up in?
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2004, 02:27:08 PM »
i'm from the 'burbs. the kind of 'burbs with crazy high taxes b/c the public schools are so good, so all the parents are smartypantses who want their kids to have a great education.so i think 99.5% of grads from my HS go off to college, and mostly T1 ones at that  :P

we all got to college and were like, this is hard? this isn't harder than high school! i was pulling all-nighters in grade 7!