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Elizabeth Warren
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I’m a wife, a mother, and a grandmother. For nearly all my life, I would have said I’m a teacher, but I guess I can’t say that anymore. Now I’d have to introduce myself as a United States senator, though I still feel a small jolt of surprise whenever I say that.
-- Elizabeth Warren (Chapter 1)

Importance: This is the introductory paragraph of the book. It describes how Warren sees herself.

An America where everyone gets what I got: a fighting chance.
-- Elizabeth Warren (Prologue)

Importance: This is Warren’s goal in writing this book.

I remember how they used the words heart attack.
-- Elizabeth Warren (Chapter 1)

Importance: Warren is describing how difficult her parents’ lives were.

It’s a David versus Goliath story, but this time David gets his slingshot shoved down his throat—sideways. It’s also the story of my long and painful baptism into national politics.
-- Elizabeth Warren (Chapter 2)

Importance: Warren begins the story of how she served on...

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