Leonid Witty 'America Needs Its Nerds'

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Oliver Winger
Mrs. Schuster
AP Language and Composition
Witty Title Individuals in pursuit of knowledge should be at the top of the chain of respect, not the bottom. In the grand scheme of things, It won’t be a professional basketball or football player that helps the U.S. maintain its place in technological and scholarly achievements, yet the fame of celebrities and other icons in society is built upon the back of nerds. In the article ‘America Needs Its Nerds’ by Leonid Fridman, he exposes the fault in the morale of all of the American people who play a part in this wrongdoing to the secret heroes. Starting out with the Webster’s Dictionary definition for geeks, Fridman illustrates his passion for the academically inclined. Showing