I was prepared to hate your article because of the title but I read it first. Oh yeah — I can relate. Daughter of a disabled Korean War Veteran. Yeah, he was a big hero when he came home from Korea but when his disabilities from the war made it impossible for him to work, he was nothing but a lousy, rotten welfare cheat and all of his kids were juvenile delinquents.
I still remember the guidance counselor telling me and other kids in my neighborhood that we just weren’t college material. Fortunately, our parents disagreed and we went to college.