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Tiger Woods Has Got the Whole World in His Hands

By Mike Casella On December - 1 - 2009

He's getting away with something.

Something I couldn't get away with. That's the bottom line on the recent Tiger Woods story. That's what's bugging me. And I'm not even sure what it is (although I have my suspicions).

This episode reminds me (again) of the gulf that exists between sports figures and fans. And I keep finding myself on the outside looking at and in.

I can't even pull off not cleaning the litter box for a day before my wife is screaming at me at the top of her lungs. Never mind providing fodder for the paparazzi.

Are you kidding me?

Yeah, it's petty, I know. But it ticks me off that in our society, there's such a hideous discrepancy between celebrity and the rest of us.

I'm a teacher. And I'm proud of it. Love it. It's what I know how to do. What I'm best at. And I know that my rewards are of the intrinsic sort (that's getting tired too). But it'd be nice to have a "sweet ride" and a "bad crib," without having to slam, jam, thank you...(you know the rest).

But to play a sport and make multiple, multiple times what so many others earn? C'mon. This is what we must v...

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