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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

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(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…

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