I had it down. The B-train took 70 minutes
to do its entire run
I've been back 4 times, and I would get to school
just a little early. and David would let me in.
for the first time my life had some order I can
what're you doing here?
what about the home?
so why don't you look for me?
I did. I've been looking for a long time.
you have been in any ever places?
No, I’m here now. I'm going to a new school.
And I like it.
hey hey come on. Everything it's great.
last one out, first one in.
no that describes you David.
how did you get so dedicated
well; I'm such a privilege jerk. I want it
to give something back.
my friend chris. My best friend.
I want her to come here too.
It's not a party, it's a tough place.
but she's good enough for you, she's good
enough for me. come on in.
what we putting on the board?
we're deciding we'll send top 10 students
in school trip to Boston
cool. you've ever been?
I've never been out of New York.
we went to queen's once.
well, you're going.
come on. no way I'm one of the top 10
oh you're not one of the top. you're the top.
you get the best grade in this whole place
so what? you going to Boston?
how long? 5 days
you ok, Liz?
yeah, I just thought I've always been trash,
you're not trash. This is getting you
thinking about college.
what's college like? It's all crap, shup up!
you can come too? Can she?
sure, if she does the work. well, not
figure an inch, thanks.
come on chris, dream a little.
What you wanna be when you grow up?
boy, I was grown since I was 7.
I mean after high school. It’s ok.
no it's not ok. I'll be a garbage man.
I'll be a prostitute.
who cares what the hell I'm gonna be.
welcome to Harvard guys.
it looks like what you thought it would?
better. Unattainably better
Liz, they're just people.
not people like me
why not people like me?
what made them so different?
because of where they were born?
I was working as hard as I could,
so I didn't end up on food stamps or house let.
what... what if I work even more?
I was so close to the skin now I can touch it.
it would be a reach. It’s not impossible.
is there any other scholarships
that's quite a few.
write 1500 words on the important of
the free market and the free world and win $500
yeah, I don't need lead 70 of those every year.
there was some brand-new from the NYT,
maybe I didn't put it in yet.
$12000 every year for 4 years
what do you have to do?
attach a brief essay describing what you believe
to be the most significant in academic achievement
and how you have overcome any challenges
can have a copy of this?
I want to stand beside people beside
I wanna go to Harvard and become
very developed read all the best books
then I found myself thinking