What makes the poor/impoverished kid who had to work and fight for EVERY opportunity there is
succeed often beyond his/her wildest dream and imagination while themore socioeconomically affluent kid who was given every opportunity available and imaginable plus more, either fail miserably or meander/flounder through life, never living up to his/her potential and often embittering as to why the poor/impoverished kid who had nothing outsucceed him/her?
Some poor people believe in themselves and have a level of determination as well as a healthy dose of expectations and goals that they would personally like to meet. These types of people know that the poor life they experience(d) is not what they want and aim higher. If they can get resources (money, education, experiences, etc.) and opportunities to line up, watch out, their star will shine brightly!
Some affluent people may take for granted and may simply not know anything outside of tremendously aesthetically pleasing single, double and triple guard gated communities because others are doing life's heavy lifting for them. These types may or may not have a clue as to what they want and may lack the determination to get there because things could already be very comfy for them in various ways, possibly due to the efforts of others. Some affluent types literally may not know how difficult life could be and may take it for granted whereas poor people have a much better idea and may be or become highly motivated to climb upwards.
Its all about the drive and ambition. It is never as appreciated when handed to someone, as it is when it is earned through sweat and blood. That poor impoverished kid wanted so badly to come up and get out because they felt what it was like to do without. On the other hand, if it has always pretty much been there, there is no need to fight for it.
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