November 2010 - Vol 130 No 11

"Prefer to Go Unnoticed," by C. Sylvester. This work expresses the feelings of isolation experienced by individuals with skin disorders. Some of the characters stare at the differences noticed; some speak insensitively, or—like children—innocently; others both speak and stare, leaving the character at the lower left feeling singled out, noticed for what he or she looks like, not for who he or she is.
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