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When the Children Play

Dawn came gusty, as it often did in March, the month of near rains. Because her family lacked the floor space for all its members to lie down, Mwami was asleep on the cupboard, which for years had passed as her bed. 860 more words


We Came So Close...

It was back in 2012, right after my stepfather unexpectedly passed away; My uncle & aunt had been planning to go to Walt Disney World… 333 more words

Amusement Park

Mother, Stepfather Charged In Indiana Co. Child Abuse Case

CLYMER, Pa. (KDKA) — The mother of a young boy, who police say was beaten so severely he had to be hospitalized, is now behind bars in Indiana County and facing serious charges. 220 more words


Being a StepChild

If you have the wonderful pleasure of being a stepchild you most likely know, it’s not much of a pleasure at all. Constant nagging from the stepparent, being compared to their perfect children, not living up to their standard… It’s hard. 167 more words



If you haven’t noticed, I’m not too big on sappiness. All of those flowery Facebook posts about how much everyone loves their significant other and how great their families are make me want to puke. 690 more words

A Prayer for the Bravest girl in the world

I don’t often write about very personal matters, nor do I often write things about the severe subjects of Sexual abuse, pedophilia or rape. But today is a very special day, and as the person whom I am writing this about is brave and strong enough to present herself to the world the way she does, I feel that I can voice her and celebrate her online too. 747 more words