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Episode 9 · 1 year ago

Alzheimer's disease in the African American community

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On this episode of Inside The Margins, Patti Singer delivers the headline news and discusses Alzheimer's disease in the African American community, we talk about the plastic bag ban in New York State, and a positive story from the Rochester City School District.

Marginalized groups can be the targetof negative beliefs, behaviors or judgments from others. On this show weseek out marginalized voices and perspectives and tackle some of theconflicts and issues these groups face. Now is the time to have your voiceheard. This is inside the margins with Your House, Matt, Wilson, hello and welcome to another auditionof inside the margins, and I'm your host Matt Wilson couple of quick thingsI want to announce. We have been put officially now onIHEART radio, so orelatos to us. You coun still obviously listen to our showon one hundred point nine Xir, but if you ever miss it or or if you wantanother option, if you not nee and this area of Rochester, you can go to IhertRADIOCOM and you can search inside the margins and you'll find us. So we areofficially on the I heart radio network and that's that's great news.Nvagulation. Thank you Sagood for you Iby. The way that Bushyo here is, ofcourse, patty singer and Patty is going to be giving us the headline news, butbefore we do that, just want to remind you, you coald also visit the minorityreporters website at minority reporter Dotnet to get all the full stories thatwe're going to talk about. So let's go ahead and talk about these stories goodafternoon, Patty, Hi Matt and this week's minority reporter. We werewriting about the plan to draw more Prek children back to the Roches DeskiCity, school district and hopefully keep them there throughout their APacademic careers went to a vote on February twenty Sevenh. The vote was tothe proposal was to close schools. Forty four and fifty seven from theircurrent use as elementary schools and turn them into the Prek centersminority reporter went to press before the vote, but after lengthy discussionby the School Board on Thursday, the twenty seventh, the proposal passed,five to two Sinctia Eliot and Beatrice Lebron opposed the measure. Our CSDwill be in the news for months because of its changes for the PREK and alsobecause of its budget situation. As part of that, the RCST is taking a newapproach to budget discussions with the community. It has started goingdirectly to residentes to help them understand the budget crisis. TheSchool Board is holding town hall meetings to explain the budget processand provide an opportunity for input regarding the planning for the twoThosandy twsntyt Twsandya. Twenty one school year superintendentary day is scheduled topresent the upcoming year's budget on March seventeenth, after that, our CSDwill hold a second budget town hall meeting at six o'clock, much twenty fiat the central office to give students, parents and community members theopportunity to ask questions, voice, concerns and make suggestions. Thebudget isn't finalized until May. An advocate for all TIMEIS EDUCATION ISPUSHING FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS to learn about the disease. To marimentor istalking is urging African Americans to attend the DACTOLEMIEL and GloriaRogers symposium, which is March fifth at the edgitant community center. Theevent is: Free Topics include research care for people with the disease andtheir families, and ways to use lifestyle and other preventive methodsto reduce the risk of developing demensia. Minter has seen people struggle withthe disease and family seen family struggle with the disease. Her greatgrandmother had altimer's disease and older African Americans are about twiceas likely as white to develop altimers or other dimenses. According to theALTIMER's Association in National News, as political observers continue totrack America's high valued black vote...

...to see which Democratic presidentialcennidate may win the lion share this election year. TheNational Policy Alliance will host National Black Political Convention inWashington on April Sixteenth through Eighteenh the status of health care,economic and environmental justice, affordable housing, education, criminaljustice, Black Veterans Affairs, energy and media relations, and the role ofblack entertainment industry are among the issues that will be discussed atthat conference. In DC, Vanessa briant has filed a wrongfuldeath suit against the helicopter company in the death of her husband andher daughter gg. She is in her lawsuit she's, statingthat the pilot was flying at an accelerated rate and under extremelyfoggy conditions when the helicopter crashed and killed Kobe and Giannabriant, along with seven other people. The lawsuit also states that thedefendant iwent express helicopters allowed. The flight, with quote fullknowledge that the helicopter was flying in quote again unsafe weatherconditions in opinion. This week everyone ha George Payne excuse me,George Payne had called for a Joe Bidon corry booker ticket. He had said that,but to the shock of the Democratic Establishment, it seems that BernieSanders has become the front runner, but now he says that a sanders bookerticket makes sense. He says Booker is progressive, liberal, a strong debaterand a tireless campaigner and, according to George Pain, this ticketlooks good. He says unless you are an outright bigot, it's impossible toignore bookers intelligence at hand. His inner drive to bring America backfrom what pain calls the the brink of the precipice of civil war, at least interms of our civil discourse. Jesse Jackson also writes about Sanders, andhe says that when talking about Democratic Socialism, the Keyword toemphasize is the word democratic. According to Jesse Jackson, sandersisn't talking about making America into Cubo or Venezuela he's talking aboutextending social guarantees like those offered in most other advancedindustrial states, and he invokes Denmark or Sweden as as examplescountries that have universal health care at a lower cost. They have paidfamily leave higher minimum wages, they have a lower inequality, less povertyand higher life expectancies and again minority reporter dot net to read thethose full stories and also to get news throughout the week. Thank you so muchpatty just want to mention. Also, I don't believe the show would be assuccessful as it is without your assistance and your contribution. Sothank you very much for helping us get on iron as well. Pan You are welcometon. Thank you for the invitation to help. Thank you so much before we getinto the topic of Alphimar, because I want to talk about that. My my grandmother actually passed awayfrom Alzeimer. She actually did have that. I just real quick. I did hearabout the story about Kobe Bryant's, wife suing the helicopter company forthat flight. Now, just I just want to get this out out of the way KobeBryant's Networth is somewhere upper like five hundred million or somethingthat he's he's extremely rich. So I don't believe this is for Financial Gan.This is kind of more of a principle. Would you agree with that? You knowwhat I have not followed it that closely for a variety of reasons. WhenI heard about the lawsuit I was, I was thinking to myself if this, if thisgets standing, if this goes anywhere, if this is a judicated, if there is anykind of award, what charity would this that that was what I was likeing? Whatcharity to help? Maybe you know girls and women's Sport, some other type of of cause, that we don't often hear about,and...

...women's rights. You know domestic abusewho who knows what that could be, but thatwas what I was thinking as I wonder where t what charity that she has inmind, that can benefit from this tragedy: right, nop them, and thatmakes sense because again, the not worth of Sothing, like five hundredmillion t rea something ridiculous abount that t the money hisn't needed.Obviously in that household okay, so let's go ahead and get in touch intothat topic of Alseimer's. I think it's an important topic, because if you everwatch television or television shows about people who have als ever disease-normally you don't see African Americans represented is usually ike,an older white male or older white lady whois. You know, beginning to see theeffects or suffere from the effects of Alzeimer's. When I do know again, mygrandmother suffered- and I have many friends and femily members also havehad their mothers or other loved ones suffer from the disease. I think it'svery important for it to be recognized in the Africanamerican community. I agree when I was doing the researchfor this story and I did have a chance to talk to the the keynote speaker willbe Carl Hill from the ALTIMER's association. He is going to talk aboutresearch and how people can get involved in clinical trials and he'llhave that more the saylay practical clinical piece you know what's going onand how you can find out about it, where some of the other speakers willtalk more about what it's like to actually be that family caregiver andyou ask him the question I said: Do people fear that diagnosis and and itedidn't really want to? He didn't really want to go there, but tstart of the conversation is you k?Nobody wants to hear a cancer diagnose. Nobody wants any diagnosis, but if you had to have let's say: okay,we're going Ta, give you the Big Three right cancer, diabetes. altimers sayyou have to have one of those diagnoses which one wouldyou fear the most which one would you fear the least I think for me my fear would be altimers, not that I want right, you think of things. Okay,cancer is treatable, Haut early, it can be. You know, quoteunquote curabl right,you always there's always that shadows hope Thau's, always that shadow butcorterally treated appropriately. You, you have many many many many many yearsdiabetes can be control right, penting, what kind to and how late an how it butbut al timers is affexic. That's our mind that Ra, whatever fhougyou know, philosophies you believe in whatever you know religious tradition.Spiritual much of us is in our in our mind to Sein in our minds, and that isto me a very scary thing. I think I think you had a nerve there. I thinkyou're right if you're a person who has a family or extensive amount of friends,delose the memories of the your childhood or your children's upbringingor the experiences in life that meant so much to you just all of a sudden thefear of that going away. I think you know, if you're going to pass on havinga clear mind its something that we all hope to have before you pass on. Youreally can't have a clear mind with I mean I guess it's clear, but it's notthe way that you want to be clear, so I think that's you're right. I think. Asfar as those big three, I think I would fear most El Simers, because I don'twant to let go of the experiences that I've hadin life. But to me the thing is: Do you knowthat right I mean that Sfine I mean the mind is fascinating. What do you knowso? So I think of knoing that I have known directly but acquaintances whohave had LUGARRIG's disease and- and here your body fails you but your mindso you're trapped in this body that is...

...breaking down. That is making you aprisoner, and yet you know it my dad died of medasatic cancer. He wassharp until probably the last couple weeks, oe so he's in this this in thisnursing home bed there's nothing he can do about that, and yet he he's conusin. My Grandmother also diedof all timeas. A I was Wi was living away when she died and I had a big kindof work thing and you know my mother calls me o Nana Dy. Would you want meto come home for Sunal and I told he what had been going on with work andshe said your grandmother died to you years ago? No do what you need to do, Ro, whichcouse ado go idont into it Disasteo I understand, but her point was that youknow Nana had died a long time ago. For me,the woman. I knew that I grew up with that. I spent weekends with WHO used tomake American Chop Sui and- and you know that person was long, one yeah a andthat's the that's the what I think scares people and scares family aboutthis disease and and scares those of us in middle age. You know, okay, whereare my keys Isai? I used to work ith woman, who said it's not forgettingwhere you put your keys, it's forgetting what keys are for yea, soI'll say: Where am I keys for the House for the cut? I know what they'refor Ijust can't find the book, but Werewe're scared about that YEA YEP, no you'reright, I think you had another point too, is the impact that you have onyour family and your friends having them see you deterioate in that matter,all of a sudden, you don't remember their names or you call them the wrongname or you can't. Even I remember when my grandmother was beginning to getworse. She thought that I was my grandfather, so every time I walked in,I would say I would sell O my grandmther and she would like ask mewhy I pucked the car and if I got the groceries yet they know so I began tosee that process of just first recognizing me a little bit thenticking out with somebody else that not even knowing who I was when I walked inthe room and I think the I'm afraid of having an impact on my family that waymore than my own personal loss. That makes sense it does and you lose. Youknow it's interesting. I was having a discussion with somebody today about something else, but, but I think itrelates to this is that we spend our very young years likedependent and we spend our old years dependent, potentially dependence. Soall that middle time is fifte sixty, maybe seventy years you have beenindependent when you're, five, six, seven, eight ten years old, you don'tknow what that independence is right. Right, yeah, you just you just wantmore freedom to run around the neighborhood and won do undandindepenent, but your sixty five, seventy five eighty five years old andyou begin to lose what you had and how fightening for lack of a better word isthat, because you know you had al independence and now you need help Hati.You know and that's something that you know concerns me. I figure I've got.You know twenty thirty good years left, but at the end of those I want to enjoy my independence now andcreate whatever memories I'm going to think about. With whatever happens. Tomy mind, I mean allthe times it is in my family, the other point that theywill talk about disimposeyou and is what can you do if this is in yourfamily? How much do you have control over h?You know how much is nature nurture kind of thing and how much is what youcan do, Yo so tomarrow minder is much very much an advocate of movement andexercise and activity and healthy living, and you know she do notschedule something on her Zumba days, because she's not gonna be able to helpyou that's because she poses a priern. Absolutely many of us at whatever age,are placing a priority on what am I going to do for me that is going to payoff in a day a week, a month twenty yearswe're looking, I think so immediately...

...that can we take a long view of what'sgoing to be good good for our health, Yep Nope, an that's a great point, andI agree with that too. I think, as a person who's now, you know I'm inmy midies the thought of losing my independenceand having to rely on someone to do things or putting myself as a burden on.Somebody is definitely something that I would be devastated by. So I would I'mnot sthat you so before I t eel like I want cancer or everything else. It'sjust that. I don't something developing my mind to be whatit is took me a long time to do. I just I just don't want to see it just goaway and become a shell of what I used to be right because the mind runs we you know we have two things. We havethe brain and we have the mind right. They're, not that I mean I think in inliterature and philosophy, they're, not always the same they're, not Oso. We'vegot our brain. We always have our brain, but we're going to have our mind andwhat happens to our brain that structure, that physical structureaffects what our mind does. That'se. That's you know this is awfully deepconversation rpep. Thank you. So much foryouknowjust something to something to think about the ony thing I kind ofwant to leave you with. Is You know we talk about, you know healthy living anda lot of that has been put for t e for the physical esential heart health andthings like that. For the last several years, people in the cardio vascular field,cardiocerebral field, oung brain, have talked about. What is good for theheart is good for the braink and, if you think about it, what's you know blood flow to the brainactuaen to the brain think about hammens in a stroke right we lose theblood the oxygen that's carried in there. So if you're thinking aboutmaking changes for your health, it's not always. You know a muscle, awasteline. I want to be able to do on a ivk kind of thing. It's thinking aboutwhat also is helping your brain, because that blood's going everywhere,eybodys next Lok in that oxygen right everywhere, an obody and we want kindof you k like high speed rail on any interruption to get into all the placesthat it needs to go right. No, you know what I'll end with this too. That's agreat point. I haven't discussed this a lot, but I have been going back to thegym and IV actually lost a little bit of weight, and since I've been back tothe gym, I do feel better mentally and not just physically II. Not just youknow it's easier to walk around ND and get around it's also. I just feel likeeverything's clear in my head, so I totally Tho. I think it's all it's allrelated in a way. So I think that's a great point. Patty singer, not only amember of one unded point: Ninewxi are but now a member of the I hurt familywith our show. Thank you so much for making the show what it is. Iappreciate your input as always, and I appreciate you and appreciate everybodywho listens, don't forget you have to go to the website. I'm demanding you m.The minorit eporter got met, blase check out the stories that you heardhere and other stories that we did not go into detail about on that site andyou could also set an email to the minority reporter. If you want to giveyour thoughts and opinions and suggestions for stories, what Sady Mailagain patty editor at minority reporter Dotnet and also you can also go to ourwebsite as well inside the margins RIDIOCOM, all episodes of inside themerges can be found there, as well as links to the minority reporter Patty.Once again. Thank you so much all right. When we come back, we will discuss theplastic bag ban. This is inside. The margins will be right back. Do you havea topic that you would like discuss on inside the margins? We would love tohear from you. Please send your thoughts comments, a d, more questionsto inside margins at GMAILCOM, welcome back to inside the margins, I'm yourhost Matt Wilson. So a lot of things are happening and here's one thing thatdid happen in me, because this is I this reminded me of some of the changesthat are happening here in in New York...

...and and our area. Here I went to thestore the other day. Now, where I live, there isn't Awakmans and if you havebeen going to wigmans on a regular basis, you have already been feelingthe effects of the plastic bag band and you're probably more prepared than Iwas. I don't live by Awakenas. Unfortunately, so I don't get a chanceto go to waigless as much as I would like to. But when I do, I has been a while ovebeen there. I usually go to like the local tops inmy neighborhood and they still have had access to plastic bags. So I haven'teven thought about te plastic bag band in New York state until just recentlywhen I went to the store- and I have bought a bunch of rereusable bags- butsometimes I forget them and leave them in my car and then all of a sudden, I'min the store- and I have to buy another reusable bag or paper bags. Now, yes,it's an inconvenience but certainly understand why the Department of EnvironmentalConservation is trying to you know, halt all the waste caused byplastic bags, so the band did start on on on Sunday, however, state regulators are going to wait atleast a month to enforce it on storeowners. So I state officials did say that inrecent weeks that's going to offer grace period testores as theytransition away from blastic bag use as part of the state law that was adoptedlast year on front of the State Department. Environmental Conservationagreed to wait until at least April first to impose any fines on storiesthat do not comply as part of an ongoing fight brought by plastic, Bakcompanies and Bodega Organization. Now I know there's a lot of argumentson both sides in regard to plastic bags. A lot of people say the cost of paper bags. Our the environmental cost of paperBAGSIS outweighs the environment to cost of plastic bags because they'reheavier to ship over two stores. That's an argument that I don't thinkas a valid one. I'll tell you why? If you buy reusable bags, then youwon't have to use paper bags, and if you don't use paper bags, then theyship less paper bags and there they don't burn al that fuel manufacturing and bringing picper bagsover if we decrease the usage of paperbags. The best way to go aboutthis is to get reusable bags. If you getthat, you can reuse the bag over and over again you're, not using paper bagsand you'R, not using classic bags. Also, the paper bags are made out of a lot ofrecycled products, so you can remember that as well. So yes, plasic bagscertainly are lighter than paper bags, but just don'tuse paper bags and the whole thing to thwart your interest in using paper bags is mosttors. Are Charging you to buy the paper bags? So if you buy your reusable bag,you will never have to buy paper bags anyway. So in the long run it saves youmoney in your pocket. If you're buying H, I know they're only a nickel, but ifyou're buying peope bags every single time you go to the store, it willeventually add up and not to mention the one thing I do not like about paperbags is th y. They don't have handles. That was the one thing, I'm the guythat I'm all for this, and it doesn't really bother me at all. Youknow, as the reasons why they're doing this, but the only thing that is waskind of the pain is the fact that...

...paperbags don't have handles and ifyou're like me and you're, the one tripper do you know what I'm talkingabout you're, the guy that loads up bags to bring them into the house. Soyou don't have to go back to the car for multiple trips. You just want to doit on e one trip. Those handles came in handy right because you could slide thehandles of the bags up your arm, so you could put like four or five bags oneach arm and still carry something in the middle and you can walk into theHouse that way, you can't do that with pipper bags. There's no handles so that's another reason why I forcemyself to get recycable bags. I reusable bays I'm sorryis because Ineeded I need to handle. I need to handle my bags for use and personallife, not to mention again you kN W. It saves you the cost.The only another down fall that a you see is I do when you're in a rusha lot of times. You will forget the reusable bags leave thim in your car,all right and if you do, that, your options are to leave everything with the cashier. Go back out to your car, get your bagsand run back in which could probably anger people if they've been waiting inline for a very long time on a busy Saturday or Sunday morning or afternoon,when most people do their shopping, because most people work during theweek, so the traffic at grocery stores is usually heavier on the weekends. Soit definitely will make you unpopular. If you say hey, I have to Remak to mycar. Can you just hold all this stuff for a minute because they're eithergoing to sit there and wait for you to come back before they can do what yougot to do or they'll put you to the side and havesomeone else go ing when you come back you're, pretty much cutting that personor whatever, and they guys tart you over. I guess there's. There is a thingwhere they can ring you out or scan your groceries and put it all in thecart for you and then you can just kind of leave the cart there. Theng wit yourbags and then bag. It yourself, but I'm lazy. I prefer to have theperson it's not I'm not trying to put anybody down. I am just lazy. I don'tlike to bag. My groceries myself. I will go through the sell check out ifit's a few items, but if I'm like grocery, you know I have in my household myself my wife, twoyoung children and a teenager. So when I do shopping for the entire household,we're not talking about one bag of stuff, we're talking about a bunch ofstuff and I'm not going to bag that myself ifagain. If I'm just going, I'm getting.You know handful of things or napkins orsomething et shit. I don't care about putting it in the back myself, but whenI have a cartful overflowing of stuff, I'm not going to sit there and bag. MyOwn Groceries Ma, I'm lazy, I'm not GOINGNA, lie and say I'm not, but anyways. That's my rant on the bagshere. Just just like I said I had t a make sure that you keep your recycbleor your reusable bags in your car or your vehicle. That way,you don't have to buy paper bags. Every time you goshopping and don't forget to bring them into the store with you, but, as I saidbefore, they are giving stores a one month leniency on that new rule, so somestores may still be carrying plastic bag, so there will be more to come onthat all right. Let's go head and go intoour final break here and when we come back we'll talk about some good newsactually from the Rochster City School district. This is Matt Wilson, and thisis inside. The mergins will be right back. Do you have a topic that you would likediscussd on inside the margins? We...

...would love to hear from you. Pleasesend your thoughts, comments, more questions to inside margins at gmailcom.Welcome back to inside the margins, I'm your host Matt Wilson, so the RochterCity, school district has been in the news a lot recently and the majority ofthe news that we see about the Rocher city school district is not good. A lotof layoffs, lot of budget cuts lot of budget crisis there. So almost everytime you hear news, it's nothing to smile about, but this is pretty goodnews, especially for East High School, so East High School and the Universityof rocterp renew their partnership for anotherfive years. So that's good! You know t the vote was close. It was a five or two vote withthe board members and that came at the end of hours. Anouo board meating that was hours long and began, began at five thirty PM onThursday and stretch well past midnight. So the University of roter collaborationhas done what it was supposed to do with the school t. It improve outcomesfor students at one of Rocer that one of the robsterCiti School districts, flag, ship institutions- so here are the numbers at East HighSchool. One time, regents passage rates have doubled in math. In English, the number of students entering ninthgrade with zero graduation credits has fallen by two thirds. Suspensions are down by more thanninety percent and the four year August, graduation,the four year August, graduation rate, has increased from thirty three percentto seventy percent. That's a huge increase! So not only is thegraduatiorate increasing that the quality of the graduates that theschool is producing is increasing as well. According to eper, according toEast upper school principal Morlin Blacker, she nots that the number of studentswho have passed the regon's exams with higher scores than required haveincreased so that these are all good things. But again, as I said before,think it's still it's still a challenge, because the success has come at a cost.In fact, a report from the State of Education Department show that Eastreceived thirty six thousand dollars per pupil in two thousand and eighteenthrough nineteen, and that is by far the highest sum in the district and oneof the highest in the state. So it is expensive to make this work. Special Education woment is at fifteen percent this year. That wasdown from twenty five percent in two thousandn: Thirteen O thosand andfourteen English English language learners make up twelve percent, that'sdown from twenty percent, and there are fewer students and poverty as well,though they still make up an overwhelming majority. So, there'sstill a lot of things that need to be worked on at the school, so it's notall roses and rainbows there. There still are going to be somechallenges and one of those challenges is absoluteteaism so check this out among acade academicmarkers absenteism is one major remaining challenge. Last year, thirtynine percent of lower school students and thats grades. Six through eight andfifty three percent of upper school students were categorized aschronically absent, and...

...that number is likely. The mainlibeting factor in the schools continue to improvement. Is that all the bestpractices for getting students to school like home visits providing foodand bus passes, making accombinations and student schedules? Partnershipswith local agacies are all ready in place. I fact that it leaves UpperSchool Principal Marline, blacker, baffled sheas. She said in the Democratind chronicle. I honestly don't know what else to do and according to board President Van White, he is thepartnerships lot of shoetleader. He believes that the answer is to keepworking on the problem, even if it requires greater resources. So, as we were talking about theexpenses, his answer is- and this is what vanWhite said to the Democratic crackl. These are his words. If you say it'stoo expensive, then ask yourself: Are Our children worth it, because I'venever heard of anyone complaining about how much we spend per person at theMonroe County, jail or Attica ar our children not worthy ofinvestment in gains through a strategy that has proven capable of doing what?No other strategy has done. So this is how I look at this. Yes, thereare still some challenges that the school is going to have toface, and obviously absenteism is not a good thing. If your child is not going to school t,they are not learning and that's point blink period. You cannot debate thatyou're going to miss out on a lot of things. ThIf. You don't show up toschool, however, that increased graduation rateis remarkable, but it does take money to do this and, as Idiscussed earlier, thirty nine thousand dollars per student. That's a lot ofmoney, that's more than some people's salary ayear right and that's per child. That goes there. That's why these budget cuts scare meso much an I don't know. Obviously I'm not part of the school board and Idon't know the answers, but in order to fix problems with the schools, itusually requires money and manpower, and if you take away money and you takeaway manpower, you're going to have a failing system, you cannot support hundreds of children with minimalresources, and I don't have the answers as to howwe get those resources. I don't know, but I am sick and tired of everyonetelling me I'll terrible the Rochester city school district is. I don't likethat. I do live in the outskirts of robsternow, but I was born in raise partially in Robster W. I I moved to the suburbs the end of my fifth grade year. My brother, I believe he was in the city's Chool distric until sevengrade an my younger ba brother didn't really have a chance to experience the city school district, but I tell youwhat some of my finished childhood memories is when I was a child at school number.Thirty nine BRI Palmeray street right, which is offa porland avenue in the city I loved it. I had a lot made a lot of friends there.I loved that school. I love my teachers. It was great, I think the city schooldistrict has a lot of potential to being great to being fantastic,...

...and just the partnership with the UOFURand is high shows how much potential there is. When youdo stuff like that, thut again it takes money and it takesmanpower and and not every single high school isgoing to get that treatment. Not every single school in the city is going toget that treatment and without those resources, they'rewoing to fail. So that's what we need to figure out. Is it possible to take money fromsomething else and put it into the education of our children, because the children are always goingto be our future? I'm not going to be around forever, but my children are going to be aroundmuch longer than I'm going to be around. No one's ton be wrong forever.Obviously, but my kids are the ones whore going to be part of the oncomingfuture and the people who influence the great thingsof the world are going to be from our children and we want to make sure thatthey are treated well and they are giving given every single opportunity to growand to flourish and to be successful. We owed that to them and, if you're afraid, of peopleleaving Rochester, if you're afraid of people moving away. If you a bad school system, thatisreally going to detour anyone from staying here right, that's one of the main things peoplelook for when they move to an area is how good is the school, because I wantmy child to have the best education. So if you have bad numbers as a schoolsystem and you're talking about more budget cuts and firing war teachers,that's going to detour people from winting to be part of the schooldistrict and they're going to move to other places. We don't want that. Sothis is something that's to me. It's very important. It's it's a reason why I, unfortunatelydon't live n the city. I want to live in in the city, but my wife scared to live in the citybecause she's scared of the school system- and I don't that Y- I love thecity of ROCS to New York, but I understand her fears. Also, ofcourse she wants the best for children and so do I all right, like I said, there's a lot of work thatneeds to be done there, but I am happy to see all the progress that east and the UF making with that schoolarigt. That will do it for this week's edition of inside the margins. I wantto remind you again that we are available and podcastformat now on the IHART radio network, so you can goto I hert radiocom or you can download the APP on your device or even easierjust go to our website inside the Marg's RADIOCOM. Every single podcastof our show is there so podcast format, don't forget is also it's commercialfree, it's music break free, it's just pretty much the mean of the show,unless, of course we haven'n art something. Then we will parin music butother than that. If you go to our website- and I hurt radio, I'm sorty, if you go to our website at inside themargins Radiocom, you can listen to any episode that you not can also vother onmy heart, Ri, all right. That will do it for this week's edition of insidethe margins. I will see you next time. It's not litle inside eofgf. This isinside the march. Do you have a topic that you would likeddiscuss on inside the margins? We would love to hear from you. Pleasesend your thoughts comments, Mor questions to inside margins at gmailcom.

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