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People Explain How The Smartest Person From School Turned Out

Reddit user After_Crab_1921 asked: 'What happened to the smartest kid in your class?'

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Every high school had the popular girl, the favorite jock, the weird kid, and the smart kid. Whether or not they were the weirdest or the smartest, the population always seems to come to an agreement about who should carry the title.

But sometimes what the smartest kid in school winds up doing with their life isn't what everyone might have expected.

Or, they might excel beyond even their peers' wildest dreams.

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People Break Down The Saddest Truths About Smart People
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I love knowledge.

And I've always been envious of those that have it in spades.

I can't watch Jeopardy because it makes me sad.

Yet I love learning about all of the facts.

I've been told that power, much like ultimate wealth, apparently comes with a cost.

Make me believe it...

Redditor GoodDepthwanted to discuss the more somber life details about intelligence. They asked:

"What is the sad truth about smart people?"
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People Explain Who Isn't As Smart As Everyone Thinks
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Years ago, I was surprised to learn that a doctor I knew–a literal doctor–believed that the earth was flat. This astounded me.

Didn't she take history classes? Science classes? Didn't she go to medical school?

You'd think that someone with her resume and pedigree wouldn't believe in nonsense like that, but there you have it.

People have a way of surprising you–and disappointing you for that matter.

Turns out other people have been similarly disappointed (or have stumbled upon an idiot or two) and they were keen to share their stories after Redditor citizen_of_leship asked the online community,

"Who isn't as smart as people think?"
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People Reveal The Smartest Person They’ve Ever Met IRL
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Today's burning question comes from Redditor CreativeBorder, who asked the online community: "Who was the smartest person you ever met? How did you know?"

Listen up. You might learn a thing or two.

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