The Word Artist
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The Word Artist

He Wasn’t Jesus

But he played Him on stage

Photo by Christoph Schmid on Unsplash

His name was Bobby Stocking. Really. Honest. That was his real name. I thought about using a pseudonym for anonymity but his name was so incredible, I just couldn’t.

I was thirteen; he was sixteen and had a car. I don’t know if it was his car or if his parents just let him drive it, but it didn’t matter to me. I had stars in my eyes from the moment he pulled up to…

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