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Elizabeth Weil's in-depth feature in The New Republic covers a gamut of important topics, including social-emotional learning, creativity, perseverance, all in the context of how to help children who don't fall into our school system's rigid confines.

Of the possible child heroes for our times, young people with epic levels of the traits we valorize, the strongest contender has got to be the kid in the marshmallow study. Social scientists are so sick of the story that some threaten suicide if forced to read about him one more time.

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