How the Pandemic Saved My Life

Or, what happened when my shameful personal preferences were mandated.

Leah Welborn
16 min readJun 14, 2021

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the chain from a swing, at a playground, other swings faintly seen in the background, Leah Welborn, Mediun
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A recurring metaphor runs through my life, and it originates with actual events in my childhood. I’m on a dusty Texas playground where I passed many a traumatizing hour enduring forced fun at the hands of my cruel elementary school teachers. The sun is absolutely blazing and there’s me, clumsy…

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Leah Welborn

Empower Your Magical Self with me. I'm the Mystic Autistic, a writer and spiritual baddie. LeahWelborn.net.