If I'd Learned One Thing In College, I Wish It Had Been This

I know it makes me sound like and old man — something I may or may not be — but I often try to convey to young people that to get paid to do what you love is one of the most magical things you can find. I've been fortunate enough to have had that for most of my adult working life in various forms. Including my work here at Upworthy. Find that. Or, if you're at the tail end of work life, encourage others to do so. It's one of the secrets to happiness.

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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