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The Memoirist

My Best Friend Ate Bugs in Kindergarten

The bug lady said they tasted like Doritos

Photo by Harpreet Singh on Unsplash

Five-year-old me had a yellow gingham dress with a mint green sash that I insisted on trying to squeeze into, long after I’d outgrown it. It was the dress I was wearing the day my family moved from Baltimore to the small New England town that I’d call home for years to come. The house was empty; the walls, clean. I remember…

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Divorced, biracial woman | 23 going on 65 | Editor for Out of the Woods | I write to heal myself and others | Support me at https://ko-fi.com/aashaanna