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Polish Wears Off, Grit Endures

Take care which one you cultivate.

Photo by ᕈ O W L Y on Unsplash

I didn’t grow up with wealth and privilege. I don’t deny that I had white privilege, but financial privilege wasn’t something I possessed. Over the years, I became more and more conscious of my lack of polish. For some, it seemed to come easily, but no matter how hard I tried, I always felt like having been raised poor was emblazoned on my forehead.

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Crystal Jackson

Crystal Jackson

Former therapist. Author, Heart of Madison series. Poet. www.crystaljacksonwriter.com https://subscribe.to/crystaljackson https://linktr.ee/crystaljackson

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