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Hey, Cupcake, Stop Comparing Yourself to Apples and Oranges (or Others)

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Have you ever noticed how in today’s society, we rarely celebrate the person who comes in second place? We see this most obviously in sporting events. In sports, the winners are treated like war heroes, and the losers are lucky to get five minutes on the screen (and they are usually on the blooper highlights).  The announcers may interview the loser first, but the main focus is on the winner (who gets a much bigger check and a much bigger endorsement). And be honest: the only people who remember  finalists are parents and the fans who keep up with stats better than their checking accounts. Do we ever hear people screaming, “We’re Number Two!” at games? Does anyone wave a foam finger showing a peace sign instead of a solitary finger? Um, no.  Continue reading Hey, Cupcake, Stop Comparing Yourself to Apples and Oranges (or Others)

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