April 2024 Writing Challenge | Day 3

Did You Stick with the Profession That Your Childhood Self First Thought Of?

What would my high school English teacher think of me now?

Alan AJ
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2 min readApr 4, 2024

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When I was very young, I remember boys at school saying they wanted to be train drivers. It seemed like a stock answer, almost a macho thing.

My school reports described me as quiet and shy, and if they’d got an answer out of me, I might have said electrician. I liked anything to do with…

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Alan AJ
the Challenged

Life stories and opinions with a touch of humour. Gen X widowed father of two in England. Former electronics engineer and programmer. Prev. 'Autistic Widower'.