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You have Your Mother’s Eyes

Most of the people I encounter in my life say that I look like my mother. Even I have to admit that the resemblance is uncanny. Not only in terms of looks, but I’ve also adapted her mannerism, her personality, her food preferences, and other things. However, one thing that I did not inherit from her naturally was the way she believed a young woman should behave or perform.

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Yeah, went to private school. What about it?

It was then the reality of class separation really hit me, and it wasn’t really a pleasant experience.