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YOUR People Are Taking Over This Town

As the boy was getting off the bus, all of a sudden my friend’s older sister pointed and laughed him. She snickered at the cute grandpa, made fun of his clothes (and the socks & sandals combination), then turned to … Continue reading

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My Hearing Loss Annoys You Because It Isn’t “Obvious”

My hearing could definitely get worse – but then I might qualify for assistance. As it is, I make do, making people angry for something I cannot help. Continue reading →

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I am Stronger Despite What He Did To Me

I told him that I wasn’t ready. He started to do things to me anyway. I told him no, asked him to stop, and tried to laugh it off when he didn’t. Continue reading →

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Executive Dysfunction and School

I have executive dysfunction – It means that I have cognitive, behavioural, and emotional difficulties. I have a hard time planning, and organization is something I really struggle with. But as a child I was never diagnosed. Because of this, … Continue reading

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My Experience As A Foster Kid

I came from a dysfunctional home of drug addiction, which went along with emotional, physical and sexual abuse as a young child. But I didn’t finish growing up in that home. I went through 4 foster homes from the ages … Continue reading

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My Indigenous Heritage, Racism, and My Car

“Nice car”, she said. “Thank you. My husband bought it for me for Mothers Day.” What followed was incredibly vile, and full of darkness. Continue reading →

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