Tag Archives: taunting

A Warm Heart on a Cold Day

From the time I was a young boy all the way through my most of my thirties I tended not to fit in with most of my peers. I was introverted, socially awkward, lacked confidence, and often felt shunned and … Continue reading

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The Day the Girls Rescued Me

(A Re-post for newer readers to this site.) Many years ago I was in a high school Marine Corps JROTC program as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. It was not a real popular time to be in … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Anger, Bullying, Choices, Community, Friendship, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, True Stories I've Written, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments