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One of my son's Asian classmates (at the HS he did attend) always looked miserable when he came to our house. One day I sat him down and asked, "Is everything OK at home, Charles?" He broke into sobs, saying that he couldn't stand the (academic) pressure anymore. And this was at Poly HS, where the competition wasn't nearly as intense as Whitney! I felt so sorry for poor Charles, but his response made me glad I didn't move to Cerritos.
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Not as a knock on you, or I for I did not pressure mine as much as I thought might actually be appropriate

But it would be immensely interesting to be able to see 10 years down the road, who is happier in the life they are leading.
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