Shawn Brody is a high school dropout -- he just didn't see the point in all that school, the Huffington Post reports. Now 24, Brody crashes with his dad in Brooklyn and bounces between construction and farm jobs, sometimes cleaning up animals on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

"I didn't think I would learn anything in college," he said. "They don't teach you how to stand up for your beliefs." As a young man who pairs boots with leather jackets and a marijuana legalization T-shirt, he says he saw more value in self-education: attending punk concerts, anti-war protests and making (and selling)...

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