Found out this morning that the 11yo did not make the cast of the middle school play. So that's a pretty big bummer.

Update: Kiddo came home and I asked how they were feeling. “I mean—I _understand!_ A lot of other people _also_ worked really hard on their auditions.”

I said, “OK. I just wanted to make sure you could get a hug if you needed one.”

“Oh. Yeah. It's OK. I got all my feelings out at school.”

“Yeah? How?”

They struck a pose and started listing off things on their fingers with a tone like some magical girl anime character, “By… being with my friends, playing video games and riding bikes!”

🤣💖 What an amazing kid. If I do say so myself.

@benhamill Awww! :( Disappointment can be hard, sending them encouraging vibes 💙

@benhamill Sorry to hear that. Hoping they can take this news in stride.

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A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.