“When I was a kid, I didn't realize that you were different.”

Bonnie Brown came to StoryCorps with her teenage daughter, Myra.

Bonnie is intellectually disabled with a low IQ. For the past 18 years she’s worked at the same Wendy’s.

Here, her daughter asks her about being a mom.

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Myra is enrolled in gifted and talented classes at her high school. She hopes to attend Cambridge University when she graduates.

Recorded in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Music Info: "Flax" by Fredrik from the album Trilogi.
Produced by Katie Simon
Facilitated by Luis Gallo
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