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The tragic experience of being adored and exploited

Kid's Eye View

 


Man, have I got a story for you. Enjoy it or not, it must be told.

About six days ago, I was an MC at the talent show, and I got to joke and stall in a pleather jacket. I made it fun for everyone but me. I broke a microphone and made a reference to the Lennon-McCartney duo. Sounds horrible, and it was. But afterwards, I got about my fair share of “great-jobs,” despite the fact I wasn’t even a contestant. Why is that? I sold out to the crowd. I had to conform to what the audience would expect from me. I honestly disappointed myself, but they enjoyed my awkward act. I had to control myself with makeshift note cards just to refrain myself from talking about how the three main religions...



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