Samantha Jones: Do Something Easy
Here Samantha describes people having low expectations of her.
TranscriptI had a bit of like negative people around me and they didn’t believe in me, kind of. They didn’t really think that I could become a social worker, they were just, like, do something easy, like do IT. I was like, that’s hard. I want to do something that I know I wake up in the morning, like yeah, this is my job and I want to do this for the rest of my life, or however long I have to live.
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