My story “You Seem Really Lonely” in Mayday Magazine begins, “I’m thirteen. And the Miller Junior High class of 1985 has, in some unspoken, telekinetic election, chosen me as the ugliest and fattest kid in school…”

This true story is about what happened after a girl walked up to me one day at school and said, “You seem really lonely.” It’s very close to my heart.

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