Especially, if someone looked different or peculiar…
The man in the wheelchair. The boy with the crooked haircut. The girl wearing mismatched clothes.
The woman with an unnatural lump on her neck. The guy with one leg.
That also included people who were homeless on the streets.
“Don’t stare at them,” I was instructed by my elders. It was almost as if they considered homeless people aliens from another planet. Read More »