Race to the finish line

Ted wasn’t the smartest, but he studied hard to overcome it.
He worked a job at night and a job on the weekend to save up for college.
So, when he got the acceptance letter, along with a generous scholarship, it was everything he’d hoped and dreamed of.
Except that it wasn’t for him.
There was a mistake in Admissions.
The letter was meant for a black kid.
Who didn’t study hard. Or work two jobs.
The Admissions office broke the news to Ted in a letter a week later.
Ted bought a sniper rifle, and went to college anyway.

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