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Please Stop Telling Your Kids to Have a Plan B

There’s a difference between being practical and killing dreams

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My father gave me two pieces of advice when I was very young. First, never dig a pile of dirt from the middle. (Shovel at the bottom, so the dirt falls into the blade.) And second, always live in a ranch-style home. (So you can still get around all of it when you’re old).




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