"Fake It 'til You Make It"

Do you know an adult who can't read? Are you sure? Odds are pretty good you do. But, it's not surprising you don't know they can't. People who can't read don't tell. They won't let you figure it out either. They are skilled at avoiding situations that would require them to read. They know how to defer, forgo, self-deprecate, sacrifice, acquiesce, yield, abandon, forfeit, and submit all to avoid feeling humiliated. As Donna told us, you "fake it 'til you make it." We also learned that even those who can't read probably can't tell that someone else can't either. Donna struggled as a child no one taught to read. She blames herself - for no reason. But, there are some twists you won't see coming. We certainly didn't. It just goes to show ....