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Musings of an Aspie

In honor of the annual airing of Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer this coming Tuesday.

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When I was in elementary school, I was fascinated by the Island of Misfit Toys.

If you have no idea what I’m talking about, here’s an outtake from Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer. Rudolph and his friends have just found themselves on the Island of Misfit Toys and the toys are describing their problems:

The Island of Misfit Toys is like aspie heaven–a place where no one measures up to conventional expectations and you’re not even allowed to stay if you might be the least bit “normal.” A place where it’s okay to be a bird that swims or a cowboy who rides an ostrich.

Because that’s the real issue with living in a neurotypical world, isn’t it? Conventional expectations. If 99% of people had aspie brains instead of neurotypical brains, then aspies would be…

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About Rebecca Anderson

"My most important problem was destroying the lines of demarcation that separate what seems real from what seems fantastic" -Gabriel Garcia Marquez * My name is Becca and I love to write, which is why I created this blog. I love my family and I have a twin brother named Eric and the cutest Golden retriever puppy in the world! I was born and raised in New York and I'm not afraid to explore, whether it be the globe or a book. I hope one day to be a journalist because that is my passion in life! Don't hesitate to comment!
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