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A small story of what 5-year-old me thought like.

JJ Orange

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I was young. I was a little kid. I had my hair in a braid and I sat in front of the tube tv, watching an action movie from the 90s.

Drinking a Capri Sun, and setting my dolls next to me so they could watch the movie, too.

The muscular hero stopped the bad guys and saved the woman and her son on the screen.

My father told me, “Wouldn’t it be nice to be saved by the hero?”

I answered with a yes, but in my mind, I said “No. I want to be that man. A strong man with muscles who is able to intimidate villains and save the world. I want to be the strongest man alive”.


(Sorry if it is a written weirdly. I wrote mostly off the top of my head.) 

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Thanks, @JJ Orange

Polish it, if you must, but it's a gem of a story already. And it's part of who you really are, so it's even more valuable than just a story.



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