It Gets Better

“Momma, why is life so hard?” Barry said with tears filling his eyes and a raw gash burning his knee.

Mrs. Andrews laughed. She pat her son on the head and answered, “Don’t worry honey, it gets better. I promise.”

Last night Barry woke up hours before he needed to, unable to turn over or look away from the darkness, wondering why his mother lied.

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One comment

  1. Ugh. Heart breaking, but so much truth in this. Thanks for sharing.

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