You really have to act your pants off to stay alive. I thrive on that; I rise to the occasion of the circumstances.
您确实必须脱下裤子才能生存。 我在那方面壮成长； 我适应这种情况。
By the time I was 16, I was someone to reckon with. I was so eager to repudiate any connection with any immigrant race, I would go above and beyond. I was desperate to belong to something. That was my drive as a teenager.