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In the Spotlight

Today, I found myself in a mental tug-of-war. My son and his fellow classmates were each asked to wear a t-shirt specifically designed for the purpose of teaching ‘acceptance’. Acceptance of their disabilities, to be exact. On one hand, I’m … Continue reading

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Facade Versus Reality – One-Liner Wednesday

“If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity?” ~ Italian Proverb This post is a part of One-Liner Wednesday, hosted by LindaGHill.

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A Child’s Choice

“Should I live or die?” A twelve year old girl sits alone in her room, deciding her own fate. Her hand grasps tightly onto a belt, while her gaze is set on the clothes rod above. “I could hang myself … Continue reading

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The Boy

Slowly he walked up the sidewalk, with his face pointed toward the ground. As he inched closer to me with every step, I was drawn to look at him. He was thin, of average height for a boy his age, … Continue reading

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