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The Memoirist


What It’s Like To Grow Up Looking White While Feeling Black

I’d never relive my teenage years. However, what didn’t kill me did in fact make me, and others close to me, stronger.

On October 3rd, 2021, I wrote a story about what it was like to grow up looking white with a Black mother. It was the…



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KL Simmons

Seeking improvement as a writer and human. Email: Owner of the publications: Taking Off, Pure Fiction and Interracial Relations.