I regret not being there to meet her in person, as well as Deputy Undersecretary Shireman among others (including, of course, Raymar Hampshire of SponsorChange.org).
In any event, parts of my paper were read out loud or mentioned by Dr. Jo Ann Roberts at the beginning of the discussion, and then the paper was distributed to the panelists.
I want to thank those again whose stories were included in the "Testimonials" section, and also those who are interested in reading the paper in its entirety. It's nearly 25-pages long, so I'll start with a short post, and first provide all of you with the Overview:
The next installment will be the first part of the Introduction.
Behind that pretty "All American Dream" home, the piggy bank doesn't jingle and the home is occupied by generations of indentured educated citizens.Look closely enough, one will discover peeling paint, and also hear whispers that go like this: "There isn't enough money. There isn't enough money . . . " It's quiet, but it can be heard in every room of the house.