OMG OMG OMG OMG! Tales of a (not-reluctant) fanboy.

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JJ Vincent knows that when he runs into a pop-icon he truly admires, he will end up being totally un-cool. And he’s cool with that.

My Dad and the Eternal Kite

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Adam Barr’s father comes through for him on grey cold day with a kite.

In Utero

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For Drew Diaz, trouble with alcohol began early.

What Happened When I Told: A Boy’s Sexual Assault Story

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The neighbor boy came into my room and asked if I knew anything about sex.

Oliver’s Pink Bike [Video]

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A three year old boy’s pink birthday wish makes a man consider the kind of father that he wants to be.

Helicopters in the Stomach

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A young Andy Bodle gets his first lesson in survival of the fittest.

Talking and Not Talking: Sexual Abuse and the Inability to Ask Questions

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My earliest memory is of wanting a grappling hook, so that I could climb walls like Batman. My boyfriend’s earliest memory is of being sexually abused.

Life Is a Lesson, Not a Test

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Here’s to the girl who made me the man I am today.