It's tough being rich these days. The President picks on them. The media calls them the driving force behind the destructive growth in inequality. And movies like "Elysium" and "Blue Jasmine" paint them as the greedy takers who have broken off from the rest of struggling America.
But one woman of privilege has had enough.
Kate Menendez, a self-proclaimed wealthy grad student, writes on Thought Catalog that "I'm sick of feeling ashamed for being privileged."
She says her parents worked hard to get her where she is—a student living in a high-rise apartment, with a closet full of nice suits, a bank account full of all the cash she needs and no student debt.
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She says she didn't choose her parents or her wealth. "So stop making me feel like I've done something wrong," she says.