>center>Jaime was such a lonely boy and this he couldn't understand?
He didn't possess one harmful bone in his entire body.
He thought everything and everyone to be beautiful, until one summer day...
The day that he finally looked in the mirror, really looked, and poor
little Jaime sat down and cried because now he knew why?
He was ugly!
He was a freak!
Double chin, uneven face, buck teeth, and a million freckles!
He thought of himself as a cartoon character, no wonder all
of the other kids made fun of him!
So he withdrew deeper inside, year after year!
The pure hearted adoring boy closed himself off to the world.
Because he was ugly!
He was hideous!
Then one day now a junior in highschool in Science class he
got paired up with the Bethany Miller for a class project!
Oh the torment!
Oh the humility!
So he decided to play sick from school, but his love of science won out!
After a few days he relaxed and loosened up and Bethany was quite nice!
He actually was starting to believe that they might be friends, until...
One day after school walking down the hall he over heard a small
group of girls whispering and laughing,
(but not really whispering like highschool girls do)
and right there in the middle was Bethany telling the story and it was about him!
One of the girls turns and points "There he is, that's him"! And in a panic
he turned and bolted down the hall out the front doors!
once out side he bent at the waist trying to catch his breath.
(He obviously wasn't the most athletic boy)
After a few moments he felt the softest hand touch his shoulder.
Then the sweet voice of Bethany asks what's wrong Jaime why did you run?
With tears stinging his eyes he looked at her and said because you all were
making fun of me, laughing at me!
"Oh silly boy" she says, that's not what we were doing at all!
I was telling them how great you were and that the next time that I saw you
that I was going to ask you to the winter dance...So what will it be mister?
(Hands sternly placed on her hips)
And this was the happiest day of Jaimes life because finally somebody
saw the real him, and it just so happened to be the prettiest girl in the world!
Copyright © Brian Davey | Year Posted 2016
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