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You know, I have so so so many thoughts about this topic. I’ll sum it up by:

Great for my @Morehouse brothers, but this story is still a band-aid on a massive problem.
You know about those stories that pop up in the news? The ones about how some disadvantaged soul goes through inordinate struggles to do every day activities, and receives the golden ticket to make their lives better?
Like this one, who gets a car from their boss for walking twenty miles to work,
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Disaat ibu jualan, bapak bantuin ibu kalau lagi ga ada panggilan, itu untuk memenuhi kebutuhan mereka.

Dan saya, ga mau kalah.
Saya juga nekunin reseller makanan, baju, sepatu, freelance Lukis Tangan/#henna
For #wedding #engagement #graduation, etc
Lulus SMK ga ada niat buat kuliah sih
Karena kurang info seputar perkuliahan, kurang sarana informasi dan penyaluran buat siswa kelas 12 saat itu, dan saya belum terlalu idep sm hengpong.. :D
Pas sampein mau kuliah,
Orangtua auto pesimis dong :')
Akhirnya dipertemukan sm kampus yg sistemnya bisa cicil, entah saat itu gimana ya?
Tapi ngerasa kebantu kuliah disana.

Berlangsung sebentar,
Kampusnya tutup,
Dosen banyak, mahasiswanya sedikit.
Akhirnya kita dioper ke @kampus_uia
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(1/11) When I say..."The people closest to the pain, should be the closest to the power, driving & informing the policymaking..." THIS is what I mean. (A) When I wanted to break cycles of #poverty by strengthening pathways to #graduation, preventing #dropout #MA7
(2/11) for expectant & #parenting #teens, (still the #1 reason girls drop out, even with unplanned pregnancies on the decline) I invited them to the table to share their stories, struggles & to inform the #BPS policy we developed to better support them.
(3/11) (B) When I wanted to better understand why we were seeing an increase in #bicyclist & motor vehicle collisions, I contacted @bostonbikeunion I invited them to share their stories & struggles, 4 hrgs later, we had a crash data report & the 1st sideguard ord. in the country
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