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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 08:52 AM

20. There are the "typical" types and the not so typical types...

I have/had a physical issue that caused me to be the brunt of ridicule and bullying from first through 12th grade. If there ever was a person who should have acted out, it was me, but I didn't.

I got picked on incessantly. I had gotten numerous death threats and threats of physical permanent harm. Never a day went by when I didn't get bullied. My entire childhood consisted of one wish, to have a day where I didn't get picked on or bullied.

I never took the bus home because I would get picked on and bullied.

I instead walked the 3 miles home from Jr. high and high school just to avoid it.

I began running home.

I took that and turned to my advantage and joined the track team. The track team in my school was a collection of misfits that pretty much fit the same mold I came from; social outcasts who struggled to be included somehow.

Over time, I became the captain and won the MVP. One would think, "hey, he's the captain of the track time, that's got to be worth something, right?" If you recall the first part of my post, I stated, "I have/had a physical issue that cause me to be the brunt of ridicule and bullying from first through 12th grade." It meant nothing.

I couldn't wait to get out of that hell hole.

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