Well, I am white. I’m not poor but I’m not well off either and I definitely do not fit in. I have a “not from around here” look about me. I don’t blend with folks but I certainly do not feel like an oppressed victim.

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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