The King’s Avatar, Chapter 478: Information Isn’t Easy to Get

Just when things had reached this step, Xiao Shiqin’s cellphone started ringing and vibrating. Xiao Shiqin was overjoyed! He quickly took out his cellphone, and indicated to Ye Xiu and Wei Chen that he needed to pick up the phone. Without saying anything more, he waved his hands wildly to say goodbye and immediately ran out, while asking “Hello hello hello?”

“Are you busy?” The person on the other side of the phone asked.

Xiao Shiqin had just gotten to the stairs and asked back: “Who is this?”

“It’s me. Zhang Xinjie.”

  • band 1: WE ARE GOING TO PLAY IN YOUR COUNTRY
  • band 2: SO ARE WE
  • band 3: DON'T FORGET ABOUT US
  • me: *excited as fck"
  • my purse: nope
  • me: but...
  • my purse: we are broke as fck my darling
  • Those Studyblrs: my favorite pen is this $420 amethyst-gold-plated-crusted-ruby angel pen that only writes in platinum ink straight from heaven
  • Me, a Poor College Student: my favorite pen is that one free pen someone gave me at campus fest freshman year that I have lost about 7 times, and yet it somehow miraculously always turns up again in my bookbag
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This comic strip nails why poor Americans aren’t just “asking for handouts.”

America’s poor don’t have it easy.

They’re subjected to a range of false stereotypes: They’re accused of being lazy and of abusing drugs, among others. Researcher Paul C. Gorski examined these perceptions in his 2013 book, “Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty: Strategies for Erasing the Opportunity Gap,” and found these notions aren’t based in reality.

For more striking stats on inequality in America read the full story here.