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Anthony Lombardi Author

I am glad you can relate to my story. It's refreshing to read that! On the football thing, I've watched this documentary "Ballplayer: Pelotero" that kinda reminds me of your story. Kids in poor ghettos with only a dream to get out of there is by getting into the major leagues.

I think race and gender do play a large part in what direction in life we can choose, which is sad. My high school days being into computers was something of a joke to 95% of the people there. It wasn't until after I left high school they started teaching computers.

It is really awesome to read your side of the story. I'm glad your brother is getting into software development. Possibly one day I can teach my brother the same.