Yet he grew up as many who you see as disadvantaged, a poor black kid in Baltimore.
You see, in our modern society we see ourselves as more advanced, even more evolved.
He needed someone to force him to read and to love reading and to open his mind to things none of his other peers even thought were possible because they were pitied rather than challenged.
No matter what your preschool teacher said, you are not special.
You’ll meet people who pity you, who see you as someone who should be excused from the expectations that hang over the rest of us because you were born with a disadvantage.
And what’s incredibly and honestly hilarious about disadvantage is that it’s 100% subjective.