By Rory Say
The first time he’s pushed to the ground by one of his peers, he doesn’t even realize what’s happened. He thinks he’s finally been included in a game until he tries to get up but isn’t allowed to, and the sudden squeal that comes from him, as well as the tears that follow, causes laughter and hurtful words. Nicknames that stick.
When his parents ask about how he gets along with the other boys, he tells them fine, and they believe him because why wouldn’t they. Because to them, what others see as his imperfections are the very things that make him who he is, which is perfect.[Read more…] about The Awful Tale of a Harmless Boy