My mother – neither one of my parents went to college. My mother, after her four children had grown up, went back and got her high school equivalency degree at night, at Central High School in Providence, became a teacher’s aide.
It’s interesting to talk to Bernie [Sanders] about his life and growing up, you know, growing up in an immigrant neighborhood in Brooklyn. His mother died at a very early age. He was young then. And, you know, I think that experience really shaped him.
My parents, neither one of them went to college. That wasn’t available to them. But, you know, we had a wonderful life. You know, it – you know, we lived in what would now be considered poverty, but, you know, it didn’t feel like poverty when I was living it. I had a great time and got a – had a great experience. I went to Catholic school through high school. I had a wonderful education.