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Event write-up Dec. 1 Professor Tim Page on writing a memoir In the one-hour-long discussion, Professor Tim Page talked about some of the challenges he’s faced as a person with Asperger as well as how he wrote his memoir, Parallel Play . The only way to write a memoir, as Professor Page said, is “to tell the truth.” When his relatives asked him “are you sure you want to admit this?” or “do you really want to be so honest about this thing?” Professor Page simply replied, “I’m fifty-five. I can’t be embarrassed that long!” However, Professor Page noted that while he only wanted to tell the truth, he did not want anyone to be harmed by his stories. He also tried to make Parallel Play as funny as possible, but chapter nine in this book was “not remotely funny.” It was about a car accident that took away two lives when Page was seventeen. The drunk driver of that truck, now also at the age of fifty-five, is the only person mentioned in this memoir who hates it, as far as Page knows. “And he has the right to hate it,”
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