Considering that I grew up poor and am middle class now, and that after graduating from college, I chose to live in the most impoverished and ethnically diverse neighborhood in my community and dedicated several years of my life to community-led neighborhood revitalization of that neighborhood, fought against the biggest corporation in our region who wanted to tear down low income housing to make a new parking lot, created a community development corporation, and worked for a community action agency for several years, none of what you just said holds up to reality. So again, you are proving the thesis of my entire article.

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