Please Stop Telling Your Kids to Have a Plan B

There’s a difference between being practical and killing dreams

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Children should be encouraged to chase their dream until there is no road, and when there is no road they must search for a path, and if there is no path they must clear a path. At the same time, they must be taught to recognize a cliff, and when they have reached it.

Writer and poet holding down Columbus, Ohio

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