Columnist Donald Murray dies at 82 – The Boston Globe
by Scott Smith
“My parents and teachers got together and decided I was stupid,” he wrote last year. “My response was to develop a private mantra: ‘I’m stupid but I can come in early and stay late.’ Surprise. It worked. Good work habits will beat talent every time.”© Copyright 2006 Globe Newspaper Company.
@hotdogsladies has yet another writing teacher for me.