Wanted: Superhero for my Children! By Cortland Pfeffer and Brian Francis

A Story about REAL Super Heroes! Worth the read.

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“The hero, it might be said, is called into being when perception of a need and the recognition of responsibility toward it are backed up by the will to act.” – Mike Alsford

Twelve-Years-Old; Here I am screaming, hitting, kicking, and throwing anything within eyesight. Filled with rage, I only hear the echoes of laughter from my amused audience of family members and a handful of neighborhood kids. It was a show to them, their entertainment for the evening, all while I am crying inside.

“He can not hurt you,” they cackled to each other.

Then the yelling and screaming turned to tears. That was the real pain, I was a hurt and confused teenager and expressing it the only way I knew; with anger and rage. More chatter and laughter from the enthralled crowd intensified my inner torture. While this was outwardly conveyed with more violence and destruction, I…

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2 comments

  1. Thank you for re-blogging this Baba. I skipped it when I saw it in my Reader because I didn’t like the bloody graphics. I thought the words would reflect the pictures. I only read it because I trust you. I’m glad I did, it was a good read. 🙂

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