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You Can Never See Yourself

A short essay on self-image.

A hand holding a small peice of mirror with 1 eye reflecting
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Anyone can read “objects in mirror are close than they appear” scrawled across their rearview mirror on any vehicle. Everything is a distortion, nothing is real. You gaze in one mirror that is only one reflection. Try a different mirror and you will never see the same thing. The accuracy of the image depends on the density, the shape, and how the light rays reflect off…

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We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.

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