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Hurry Up, Grow Up

Yeah, we know, the world is changing fast, our school systems have to keep us competitive, blah, blah, blah. But does that mean we have to force our kids to abandon their dreams and choose a career path before they can even drive?

By Alison Lobron
May 11, 2008

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IN EIGHTH GRADE, when she was 13, Breannah Conward-Lewis of Dorchester made an important decision about her professional future. A round-faced girl with glasses and a practical expression, Breannah had spent middle school dreaming about becoming an actress. She had one of the starring roles in the school play, a musical based on Schoolhouse Rock. But when it came time ... (Full article: 3503 words)

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