Friday, April 12, 2013

NaPoWriMo #12 (Rory's Story Cubes)

April 12, 2013

Mandy couldn’t figure out which doll she wanted to play with. Was she a GI Joe or Raggedy Ann? Which doll better expressed her inner nature?

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Mandy was born Andy Matthews. As a child he preferred playing house to pushing trucks in the sandbox. When he knocked on his interior door his world was upside down. He wondered around lost between pink panties and green plaid boxer shorts. It was like he had been fed a poisoned apple by a wicked witch that broke his genetic identity.

The tipping point came when Andy was teenager and had to wear tights for a part at the crossroads theater. Andy loved the feel of the material stretching over his privates. While the other boys on the cast were pumping up their masculinity, Andy secretly reveled in his found femininity.

Further confused, Andy went to a psychiatrist. Dr. Rogers left no stone unturned and tested Andy’s genetic makeup. Dr. Rogers discovered that Andy was born with the XXXY chromosomal disorder.

At last Andy know why he, or rather she, was sideways in this world.

---William James

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