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To: KittenClaws

We rode dutifully in the shopping cart or strolling behind close in tow. I remember being big enough to steer the cart and being entrusted to do so at the commissary.(The rear wheel steering could have led me to a career as a forklift operator)

At the end of the ordeal was a chance at some candy or some small toy if we had behaved. I never expected or demanded more.


5 posted on 02/15/2013 9:18:49 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: One Name

And that is the difference right? It lies in what children expect.

The children of today expect that which they have not earned. The children of my era, strived to earn.

Earn respect.

Earn love.

Earn money.

Earn a place in community.

Earned through effort.

Not earned because we, were.............born.


14 posted on 02/15/2013 9:43:18 PM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: One Name

And that is the difference right? It lies in what children expect.

The children of today expect that which they have not earned. The children of my era, strived to earn.

Earn respect.

Earn love.

Earn money.

Earn a place in community.

Earned through effort.

Not earned because we, were.............born.


15 posted on 02/15/2013 9:43:18 PM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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