I want you children to know you can be anything you wanna be. You can be absolutely anything you wanna be.
I’m like, 'Lady, why are you lying to these children?' Maybe four of them could be anything they wanna be. But the other 2,000 better learn how to weld. Shit, I’m looking at these kids right now. I count at least 60 Uber drivers. They could be anything they wanna be. Shut the fuck up. Really? They could be anything they wanna be? Then how come you’re a vice principal? Was that the dream? Did you dress up like a vice principal when you was a kid?”
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