How I Survived Kindergarten… Mostly

Fifty Years Later, I’m Almost Over It

Hannah Andrews
Human Parts
Published in
6 min readMar 18, 2024

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For the record, I raised my hand.

I stretched my arm as high up as it would go and scootched up to the edge of my seat, back straight, as tall as I could make my little self. Mrs. Miller just looked right past me and called on some other kid. I wriggled my hand, my whole self around a bit, and switched arms — in…

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Hannah Andrews
Human Parts

I'm an aging GenX Baby Scoop Era adoptee, and that's mostly what I write about. My life is a tragi-comedy.