Who’s On First?

“Over time, their lives were constrained — or cushioned — by the circumstances they were born into, by the employment and education prospects of their parents, by the addictions or job contacts that would become their economic inheritance.” The researchers behind a long term study look back at the lives of Baltimore’s first grade class of 1982 to better understand what your 1st-grade life says about the rest of it.

+ Maybe it was a concern about the importance of early childhood development that led parents to attempt to frame a rival PTA member by planting drugs in her car. Out here in Northern California, if you wanted to frame a rival parent, you’d plant gluten in their car.

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