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What You Aren't Seeing: How Using Your Hidden Potential Can Help You Discover the Leader Within, The Inspiring Story of Herb Greenberg by Patrick Sweeney

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CHAPTER

7

Staring Prejudice Down

In many ways, Herb had received extremely contradictory messages throughout his life. He had been beaten up by anti-Semitic thugs and accepted into the dugout of the Brooklyn Dodgers. He had been challenged by the cronies of McCarthyism and encouraged by mentors who believed in him. But he had finally achieved his Ph.D. with highest honors from New York University, and he assumed that getting a job teaching at the college level would be a breeze.

The last thing in the world he expected was to be turned down flat. While he knew that his being blind might make some people hesitate, he did not think it would be a complete deal breaker when it came to becoming a college professor, particularly when he had all the ...

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