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Marilyn Hacker Quotes: My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system.
         

My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system.


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My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system.
         





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