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OPINION: Student voice: My journey from Kentucky’s rural poverty to Wellesley — and across the empathy gap

As a young girl in rural southeastern Kentucky, I remember distinctly hearing my teacher talk about “first of the month-ers,” or people who were out and in the grocery stores at the first of the month, typically with shopping “buggies” overloaded with preserved food. When I looked around the classroom I noticed many of my […]