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My mother has one eye

Posted by on Feb. 4, 2013 at 8:14 PM
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My mom only had one eye. I hated her… She was such an embarrassment. She cooked for students and teachers to support the family.

There was this one day during elementary school where my mom came to say hello to me. I was so embarrassed.

How could she do this to me? I ignored her, threw her a hateful look and ran out. The next day at school one of my classmates said, ‘EEEE, your mom only has one eye!’

I wanted to bury myself. I also wanted my mom to just disappear. I confronted her that day and said, ‘ If you’re only gonna make me a laughing stock, why don’t you just die?’

My mom did not respond… I didn’t even stop to think for a second about what I had said, because I was full of anger. I was oblivious to her feelings.

I wanted out of that house, and have nothing to do with her. So I studied real hard, got a chance to go abroad to study.

Then, I got married. I bought a house of my own. I had kids of my own. I was happy with my life, my kids and the comforts. Then one day, my Mother came to visit me. She hadn’t seen me in years and she didn’t even meet her grandchildren.

When she stood by the door, my children laughed at her, and I yelled at her for coming over uninvited. I screamed at her, ‘How dare you come to my house and scare my children!’ GET OUT OF HERE! NOW!!!’

And to this, my mother quietly answered, ‘Oh, I’m so sorry. I may have gotten the wrong address,’ and she disappeared out of sight.

One day, a letter regarding a school reunion came to my house. So I lied to my wife that I was going on a business trip. After the reunion, I went to the old shack just out of curiosity.

My neighbors said that she died. I did not shed a single tear. They handed me a letter that she had wanted me to have.

‘My dearest son,

I think of you all the time. I’m sorry that I came to your house and scared your children.

I was so glad when I heard you were coming for the reunion. But I may not be able to even get out of bed to see you. I’m sorry that I was a constant embarrassment to you when you were growing up.

You see……..when you were very little, you got into an accident, and lost your eye. As a mother, I couldn’t stand watching you having to grow up with one eye. So I gave you mine.

I was so proud of my son who was seeing a whole new world for me, in my place, with that eye.

With all my love to you,

Your mother.’


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by on Feb. 4, 2013 at 8:14 PM
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Luv.My.Kidz
by Bronze Member on Feb. 4, 2013 at 11:27 PM

BUMP!

Jinx-Troublex3
by Platinum Member on Feb. 4, 2013 at 11:56 PM
Wow....just..wow!
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by Queen24Princes on Feb. 5, 2013 at 12:01 AM
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natesmom1228
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 9:31 AM

WOW

steelcrazy
by Emerald Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 9:51 AM

I have a friend who only has one eye.  She was in a car accident many years ago and that is how she lost her right eye.  The even funnier part is that she works in our elementary cafeteria.

Des10ed2b
by Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 10:26 AM

i wonder if this is a true story or not?


natesmom1228
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 10:53 AM

 That is what I was wondering also, but very powerful either way.


Quoting Des10ed2b:

i wonder if this is a true story or not?

 


 

Des10ed2b
by Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 11:59 AM

yes, very powerful. I went and looked it up though, and it is false. 

http://www.snopes.com/glurge/oneeye.asp

Quoting natesmom1228:

 That is what I was wondering also, but very powerful either way.


Quoting Des10ed2b:

i wonder if this is a true story or not?






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Emeraldmama7
by Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 1:03 PM

What a tear jerker of a story!   As mothers, we all make hard decisions that our kids probably won't fully understand until they are adults.  It can be quite a thankless job at times.

I do have to say though, I would have sat my children down waaaaay before then to share with them such a beautiful story.  I think it would have bonded them and made him a more caring and non-judgemental person.  But, it's just a story anyway....so I'll get off my soap box.  LOL

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Alyssa, Autumn, Mariah, Matthew, Blake, Laila, and Athena

ninamsi
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Whether true or not, it is a powerful story.  Thank you.

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