A Terrifying School Yard Lunch

I got shot at while eating a sandwich with my bad boy boyfriend

Judy McLain
The Memoirist
Published in
9 min readMar 31, 2023

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Photo by Bryan Alba: https://www.pexels.com/photo/close-up-of-fence-on-sports-playground-14285780/

I lived in New Orleans during my last two years of high school. I’d lived in Louisiana before but for the five years prior to moving to New Orleans, I’d been living in Connecticut. My Dad’s job had us moving around a lot when I was a kid.

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Judy McLain
The Memoirist

Shit Creek survivor. Storyteller. Feminist liberal. Southern without the accent. Chihuahuaist.