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The Schoolyard in Washington

A personal allegory.

Photo by Darron Halstaad on Unsplash

When I was in 6th grade there were a couple of kids who bullied me.

I was anxious ,whined and moaned, didn’t do anything about it, of course.

One day I mentioned to my father the biggest of the bullies, Billy Harvey was picking on me. He was a teen, who by virtue of one retention after another was still in elementary school. I…




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Brian Dickens Barrabee

Brian Dickens Barrabee

Involved in life and writes stories about the experience, Consistently Medium Top Writer: Sports, Humor, Parenting. His book: Confessions of a Real Estate Man.

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