Aaron Traister shares his awkward attempts to stave off mid-life.
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“It was time for The Talk. Only I wasn’t ready. I started giggling and acting like a 13-year-old, deflecting serious inquiries by shouting, “Snu-Snu! Snu-Snu! Snu-Snu!”
Aaron Gouveia is going to have to say “tech.” But don’t tell his wife.
When Hamilton Cain’s son—who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy—needed a therapeutic bed, a backflipping former dancer from the movie Hair saved the day.
Henry Belanger is either in post-quarter-life or early-mid-life crisis.
“Colin Firth’s character and I have the same speech impediment: stuttering. I may not be a king, but this movie is my life.”
Doug Zeigler was born with a hearing defect. He tried all he could to hide it from everyone for one reason: FEAR.
Before Tom Forrister transitioned to male, no one asked him to fix a broken car or a jammed printer. Now he’s the go-to guy.
Tom Forrister was born a woman. Now that he’s a man, he has to learn a few things. Like shaving.
“Baby, it’s manly outside.” Gint Aras reflects back on the ways he was reminded that he needed to take the cold weather like a man.
The first time Timothy Braun ate pizza and watched movies with his dog in the face of adversity, he wrote an essay on it that made him almost famous. When he did it again, it landed him in jail.
Jesse Kornbluth thinks character and hard work are great and all, but this essay is about women (oh, and drugs too).
All my fears disappeared the instant I heard her cry, because I knew from that moment forward I was responsible for this child.