Inspirational, wonderful, motivational Read a previous review that this book was "self-serving" so not true...great stories, heartfelt and I want all my great-nieces/nephews to read this book. We need more of these stories! As a hispanic women growing up during the same time, though in a different place, I could relate to the many situations and challenges. I am happy Sonia got some (as little as it was) guidance on where to apply to college. Life is a fine line. So very proud that Ms Sotomayor is a person to admire. Thank you for sharing your story.
Highly disappointed in this book. All people who are interviewed in the book are people who I and probably 90% of other readers will not identify with. Did Ms Lightfoot find these folks at the university or from Who's Who? All with advanced degrees, many who attended the fancy schools, high achievers with wonderful significant others who are now entering the third phase of life. Blah, blah, blah so unrealistic. I was so hoping that this book would be real and I could take away some ideas and insight to help with this next phase of my life.
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