In 2019, existing in a world where looking different or living an atypical life still requires courage despite our presumed sophistication as a species. How cruel and bizarre that someone's very existence should require daily acts of bravery to sustain!
Once a year, in most countries, we celebrate Mothers. I suspect that one of the reasons that we do so – aside from the commercial enthusiasm of those selling flowers, chocolate and greeting cards – is the tacit recognition that many mothers are under-supported and generally un-celebrated most of the time. With the clarity of hindsight, I have no doubt…