"I can't remember ever being comfortable in my own skin."
“When I saw how others reacted, I felt that I didn’t deserve any help.”
“That’s when he started strangling me.”
"I didn't have a care in the world ... Until someone pushed me from behind and I fell to the ground."
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“Are they going to be okay?” “I am going to do everything I can.”
"Death, when it looms, fosters unprecedented transformations. It also breeds love and quick absolution."
“I loved her, regardless of her gender.”
"Reality TV can be cruel, and after several brutal twists and a healthy dose of backstabbing, my partner and I were sent home."
"I was told I would be lucky if I went to a small school, had one friend and held a minimum-wage job in adulthood."
183. I stared at the number in horror, not quite able to understand, willing it to change. But it remained on the screen, glaring up at me...