sharon Hurley Hall wrote about this a while back too, noting that friends were first surprised, then annoyed that not only did she speak French fluently and better than they did, she also had a Master's degree. I could write an encyclopedia about confirmation bias, alias blindness, alias white washing, alias ignorance.

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