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Erin Pavlina

Why Would Someone Choose a Hard Life?

I got an email from a guy who was very upset with me. He had read my article about how we choose our own parents and life circumstances and had quite the bee buzzing in his bonnet. He very angrily said, “Why would someone choose to be poor? Why would someone choose to be disabled? If it is really a choice, why wouldn’t everyone choose to have rich parents and live a life of luxury?” I responded back to him and we went back and forth a bit and I decided that other people probably have the same question, so

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