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Having rich parents isn’t a personality trait

Each time I catch a whiff of chicken curry, the fragrant aroma immediately brings me back to the many nights I spent waiting tables with my dad at our small family restaurant.  I would rush into the kitchen, challenging myself to balance more dishes on my arm than the last …

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Piezzo remembered for her commitment to education, children

WESTERLY — Christine A. Piezzo, whose dedication to education was reflected by a more than two decades-long career as a teacher and a successful run for a position on the School Committee, has died. She was 52. Piezzo was found unresponsive in her home on Piezzo Drive on Tuesday afternoon. …

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Student debt disrupts chances, widens racial wealth

Student debt disrupts chances, widens racial wealth By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Last updated: Oct 15, 2019 – 8:41:19 PM What’s your opinion on this article? Twenty years after starting college, the median debt of White students who took out loans has been reduced by 94 percent—with almost …

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Student Loan Debt Won’t Be Solved By ‘Working Harder’

PAUL J. RICHARDS/Getty The student loan crisis is crippling generations, and yet, no one truly wants to deal with it. As of April 2019, student loan debt totaled more than $1.6 trillion. That’s half a trillion dollars more than current credit card debt totals. With student loan debts that high, …

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