The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

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The Scar on My Knee Reminds of My Dad’s Attempt to Replace My Pain With Laughter

He thought he could fix everything with funny

Photo by Ayo Ogunseinde on Unsplash

I’m sitting on the toilet, staring at the inside of my knee, and it’s disgusting. I try to look away, but my eyes return to the grotesque opening where my kneecap used to be.

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