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the deepest personal defeat

the deepest personal defeat - Northeast Manual Training School
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"The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become."

- Ashley Montagu

Thomas Edison High School, also known as the Julia de Burgos Magnet Middle School and Northeast Manual Training School. 2007. Photograph by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America. If you'd like to learn more about this location, it is a featured chapter in the book "Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences," which you can order signed copies of here. It's also available (unsigned) through Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Powells/Indiebound/Booksamillion. You may also be interested in my new book, Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream, available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other online booksellers across the globe.

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