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May 12, 2003
I also found it delightful how both of them pretended to ignore my presence here with them, how they pretended their drinks needed more attention than I did. I saw through their feigned indifference by remembering the times they put my needs before everything else – like when my father took me fishing for my birthday, or when Mr. Calloway sent me on errands to the Principal’s Office. Such special events would, in fact, have been made mundane had they been everyday occurrences. Ignoring me at the bar was about sanctifying the special times, making them more unique by their infrequency.