Human Parts
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Human Parts

The Peculiar Loneliness of Parenting an Atypical Child

For outsiders, it’s easy to assume we haven’t tried

WeWe arrive at the beach house at 4 p.m. after a six-hour car ride. We walk in to semi-organized chaos, as the grandparents, aunts, and uncles are already getting ready to head down to the beach to stake out a spot to watch the prolific, awe-inspiring fireworks display that ramps up after…



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Rachael Hope

Polyamorous, loud laughing unapologetic feminist, rad fatty, and epic sweet tooth.