When I was a kid I was small. I didn’t crack five feet tall until I was nearly seventeen. In middle age I stand at five foot nine and a half inches. And yes that half inch matters to me — when you spend your formative years teased, made fun of, and humiliated because you’re a small boy it leaves an impression. There are days where I still feel small.

I was quiet. I was shy. I was gentle. I loved to read and draw. …

Jesse von Doom

Just me.

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