Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

The Boy Who Didn’t Care That I Was a Girl

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Shortly after I started kindergarten, my family and I were sitting around the table in the dining room having dinner when the phone rang. My father got up and answered it. He looked, at first, confused, and then perturbed. “Well, we are in the middle of dinner right now, but I will have her call you back. Okay. Bye.”

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E. Black

E. Black

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Top writer in Feminism. Freelance writer, translator and bakery owner. American in Seoul. http://www.followtherivernorth.substack.com