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Why Your Childhood Determines How Well You’ll Succeed in Life

A study explains why some kids are more likely to climb the career ladder as adults.

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I was born in the '90s. I spent my entire childhood playing outside with kids from the nearest neighborhoods. We knew each other well since most of us ended up studying at the same school.




Community-sourced writings on emotional wellbeing, mental health, and soulful work.

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