Overheard: Ah, Childhood

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I overheard two people talking on the bus.

WOMAN I was showing a friend pictures of me as a kid and I realised that there’s a cake in, like, every single one of them. Like my childhood was just an endless birthday party, me with my mouth open over a cake for fifteen years.

MAN Well, come on, that’s a pretty awesome childhood. When I was a kid I looked like those children from the movie The Village of the Damned.

WOMAN Which children?

MAN You know, they have white hair and creepy super blue eyes. AND I had the bowl cut that they all had, too.

WOMAN Ohhhh, right, you must have been scary looking.

MAN I wonder if my parents did it on purpose, the hair thing.

WOMAN Knowing your parents, they TOTALLY did it on purpose.