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Old 09-10-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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My Song To All Of You In DC

I had had a very bad day in school about the new car. There is a certain Professor who dislikes me very much. I shall call him "Prof." There is however, another name in the Romanian language which is better suited to him, but I will be nice.

Prof took me away from my classmates to ask me questions. He asked how I had received the car. I shall put this in play form so as to make it clear.

Prof: So how did you get a car like that? Those are very expensive, you know.

Cat: My parents paid for it.

Prof: Are you sure?

Cat: Is this of your business?

Prof: Yes, it is. And I happen to know your parents are not here to buy you a car, so that is a lie. Now, Catina, I am not buying that old great-aunt crap either. Tell me what is going on and how did you get that car?

Cat: How is this your business?

Prof: I am asking the questions, not you. How did you get that car?

Cat: This is not your business and I do not like being named a liar. I shall speak to the Dean of Women of you. You are insulting and I have had enough of you.

Prof: This isn't over, Catina.

Cat: You are damned right it is not over!

I left and went to the Dean. She was very upset with this. The University knows of my situation of attending DA.

They will speak to him of this. I apologize for cursing but I was quite angry.

I meant to post this song for my new citizenship but KatieH said it is appropriate for anything, such as relationships, and any of trials.

Now because of my encounter, I see this website brings me light.

Please don't let the light go out!

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Old 09-10-2013, 08:54 PM   #2
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Cat, this is shocking. Good for you for reporting it! The professor had no right to ask those questions. Your car was none of his business. Plus, his questions were discriminatory and probably illegal.

Love the song, keep lighting the candles, Cat!

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Old 09-10-2013, 09:25 PM   #3
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It seems that young Romanian women come here on the premise of being married to older American men. It is true.

Some of we young women do not come here for this. I shall not accept of being called a liar. I came here for DA and my education. I have a duty to my family and I must succeed to it.

I hope I do not offend of anyone, but he made me very angry. He is not a good American.

Thank you, Dawgluver.

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Old 09-11-2013, 06:56 AM   #4
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Catina, You were right to stand up for yourself. That professor was in the wrong. Your life is no one's business but yours. I hope the Dean will take appropriate actions.
You have nothing to apologize for.
By the way, great song! I sure do miss Mary Travers.
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Old 09-11-2013, 08:13 AM   #5
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Good for you, Cat! I'm so glad you reported this.

And I love the song, thank you!
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Old 09-11-2013, 08:44 AM   #6
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Good for you Cat. It sounds like this prof. was trying to exert some kind of bullying influence over you. Way to go standing your ground.
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Old 09-11-2013, 08:49 AM   #7
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You did the exact right thing. Brava!
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:28 AM   #8
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Beautiful song, Cat. It can inspire in so many ways.

I'm appalled at how your prof behaved. He was totally out of line and you were right to call him on it and report him. Perhaps he's jealous that you have the intelligence and means to take good care of yourself and DA. Just for "giggles" you should see what kind of car he drives. It might be a piece of junk. If so, you will at least get a small chuckle out of an otherwise unpleasant experience.
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This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:05 AM   #9
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Wow Cat .. the nerve of some people !!

#1 it's not his business .... #2 it's not his business .. #3 it's not his business ... I guess you can see where I'm going with this !

Good on you for reporting him .. unbelievable how some people can be so rude and stick their noses where they do not belong and also to make assumptions .. just unreal !

Hang in there .. as you can see from this forum, not everyone is so rude.

Stand your ground and enjoy that new car !!
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:37 AM   #10
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Thank you all for the support. Mamma and DA said I was right to do so. He said nothing of this today, so I do not know if the Dean spoke to him yet.

I will be honest. When I saw him today, I wished I could poke his eye out with my pen. Then I felt badly and apologized to God for wishing to harm him.

I am glad you all liked my song!

Thank you!

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