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My mother certainly was horrified that I seemed to enjoy learning, often telling me, “Boys do not like smart girls.” Her idea of a good life for me was to find some man to take care of me, know all home skills such as cooking, sewing, etc., and fill the house with children. Today, because of her, I know those skills and enjoy them.