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“They just have to accept me for who I am.”
From Edina Pehratovic Gateway STEM High School

So when I was in 7th grade we were in science class and this boy started making fun of how short I was and he was saying like, if I go to Six Flags will I be tall enough to go on the rides? And I tried getting him to stop but he wouldn’t. And it made me mad and I just started crying. But at the end I realized that I just had to let go, like forget about it because I’m short and there’s like nothing I can do about it. They just have to accept me for who I am.

Interview conducted in St. Louis, MO.

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