Self

Why Being the “Poor Guy” Didn’t Stop Me From Being Happy

Getting a front row seat to gentrification reminded me not to worry about fancy things.

Sean Kernan
6 min readDec 21, 2023

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My front porch’s jagged wooden planks were eager to trip guests. My interior floors creaked and groaned as I walked in. The roof was on its last legs. My AC could barely keep the house cold…

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Sean Kernan

Writer and writing instructor. Always on the hunt for a good story. That guy from Quora. Writing out of Tampa, Florida.