I wasn't a cute child
I say that admittedly and without any bitterness. Well, a bit. I was thin, gangly, dark and I have big front teeth. My (half) brothers would make fun of me because I got my dad’s color. They told me to bathe in detergent so I would have fair skin like them (true story). While mom and I were having a discussion after dinner, she was telling me about her friend’s granddaughter...