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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

'Well-off families create 'glass floor' to ensure children's success, says study - Children from wealthier families but with less academic ability are more likely to become high earners than more gifted counterparts from poor families


(Open rp. Be the best friend? Both guys.) "Micah calm down!" My best friend yells, grabbing onto me to hold me back. I fight to escape his grasp, cursing loudly at the group of boys standing in front of us. We attended a private boarding school, and fighting was not tolerated, but they had picked a fight and I was caught up in the heat of the moment. "What's wrong, can't handle a little fight?" one of the other guys taunt. I break free from my best friend's grip, but he grabs me again…