Where Have All the Humble Writers Gone?

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When I was growing up, I had a bit of an attitude problem. I wasn’t violent or unruly. I didn’t swear in class or bully fellow students. The comment that teachers were leaving on my report card was less common: I was haughty.

I was also twelve, so I neither knew what haughty meant nor really cared. However, as I grew older I started realizing that my attitude was a barrier to having healthy…