... desperate to keep impressing all the important adults who had invested in her. Not that there is anything left to be said but this piece by Kurt Anderson about nails it in my opinion - on all accounts.
This was interesting...thanks for the link. I couldn't believe that there was a Yahoo! News article for this even today--or maybe it was yesterday. It's like the story that wouldn't die. Regardless, I liked the story, but I somehow wish it had managed to include, even a little bit, race.