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‘Toeber’ is dyslexia month

 

Last updated 10/4/2018 at Noon



I recently picked up my high school transcript, and tried to gaze at the black Underwood-typed, hurtful document, but my eyes wouldn’t let me go there.

That transcript mentally flew me back to when I was in my second grade wooden, ink bottle-in-the-round-holed desk.

“What’s wrong with me?” I wondered. “I can’t see the same words my school peers see.”

At the end of second grade, my teacher wanted to push me ahead to the third grade, but my mother convinced the nun to hold me back. So I started my second, second grade school year with hurt feelings and embarrassment, but also...



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