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That Time Roger Ebert used the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Social Commentary

from Polygon

Before I address the legacy of Roger, allow me to indulge in a brief anecdote.

I have one distinct and vivid memory from kindergarten. I was in Ms. Rodriguez’s class, age five, and during the darkness of silent nap time, I was forced to move my bird up the tree for misbehavior. Ms. Rodriguez had a tree with birds on it that…

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