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MIT Offers Awesome Classes to Give Nerds Social Skills [Good Manners]

Nerds may be able to let their freak flags fly in the protected confines of the MIT campus, but the same can't necessarily be said for the real world. That's why the school has wisely been offering something called "Charm School" for its students. CBS Sunday Morning went inside this elective day of classes that covers everything from table manners to how to dress for success to being socially graceful, and it actually seems pretty awesome.
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