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childhood fears

Multicultural Family

Things that go bump

March 28, 2014
scared child

Photo by Zaitsava Olga/

When I was quite young, a neighbor had their house broken into. Evidently, I overheard my parents talking about how the thieves hadn’t been caught and subsequently refused to go outside in the backyard alone for a year. Although I have no recollection of my childhood fear of burglars, I’m getting a taste of how such a childhood fear looks from an adult’s perspective.…

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