Just waiting

A few weeks ago I’d just missed a tram, so had to wait for another one. A group of high school kids pass me by with their teacher and one of those teenagers apparently had paid me ‘a compliment’, because suddenly the guy was yelling at me that I shouldn’t ignore him, that I should learn to smile and then left while saying: “Why bother, you’re ugly and sick looking anyway.” When he joined his friends again they were all laughing with me. I felt so humiliated and the whole thing left me shaken.

– anonymous

Location: Ghent, Belgium

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One Response to Just waiting

  1. elaine says:

    If I’d been that brat’s teacher, I’d have taken that opportunity to teach him a ‘lesson’ he wouldn’t soon forget.

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