So how do I tell a story like this and not sound pathetic?
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Jordan Reid

You just did it. Straightforward and honest, warts and all account. We’ve all been there and done similar things. What we don’t do often enough is share those things. And share them not from a place of anger and vengeance (although that would certainly be understandable) but from the perspective of trying to make things better for everyone the next time around.