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Gun Violence: A Short Story

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Without thinking of the limitations, what 's one thing you would change in the world? Every monday and wednesday i ask my mentees this question. The same question i ask myself as i pass the multiple telephone pole memorials with filled with balloons and candles, in remembrance of the lives taken due to gun violence on my street. Many of my mentees don 't know what to do when there 's a house fire but they know what to do when shots are fired.

There reality is my reality. My father was incarcerated when i was 4. I was bullied constantly. I never knew who i was. i knew my name was Marce but everyone called me gorilla, big forehead, no eyebrows etc.In the 7the grade I was suicidal. My medicine was was just my pen and notepad away from
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