My brute strength and wrestling skills made me a natural fit to maintain order. But what I really wanted to do was help people.
After a lifetime of resentment, working with other T.B.I. patients finally helped me understand the riddle that is my mother's mind.
As a bedridden kid, Starbright World became my lifeline. And it's where I met the best friend who would change my life IRL.
She said I had cancer, and an eating disorder, and pneumonia. I didn’t realize it was abuse until years later.
I wouldn’t trade those carefree beach days for anything.
Chemo left her exhausted and depressed, but Mom found comfort in an obscure vlogger who reminds her of home.
“Who would look after him if I wasn’t here?” and other questions this mom asks herself every day.
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