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It’s reunion season. Mean girls, represent!

Tomorrow I’m heading “home” for my 30th high school reunion.  If you hadn’t guessed how old I am, I gave away the farm with that sentence.  But if you’re younger than I am, don’t gloat.  It goes quickly.  Memento mori. … Continue reading

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Where Do Bullies Come From?

Most of the bullying I encountered as a child was just verbal abuse.  Did I say “just”?  Verbal is bad enough.  I wasn’t a constant target the way some kids were, but I got my share of ridicule.  The “freaks” … Continue reading

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