Being Known
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Being Known

I’m Homesick for a Home I Never Had

I’m jealous of your hometown

By my tenth birthday, I had lived in seven different homes. Between kindergarten and 12th grade, I was in five different school systems. Sometimes when I say this, people ask if I was an army brat.

Not an army brat. It’s just the instability of being in a low-income family.



Authentically sharing stories and poems from the heart about our experience of being human and our ongoing process of becoming perfectly imperfect. Writing mostly real and raw with a sprinkle of microfiction!

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Sarah McInnes

I write about neurodiversity, education, parenting, creativity, literature, memoir. UNC-CH Grad. Mom to a kid with ASD & ADHD