I remember the song quite well It was always I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly It

I remember the song quite well it was always i

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into song midway through. I remember the song quite well. It was always, “I Believe I Can Fly,” by R. Kelly. It seemed to release an overflow of emotions that usually resulted in intense joy. My heart would invariably swell up as rapidly as my eyes. Sometimes the
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Corrigan 2 feeling was so powerful, I would have to conclude the session punctually, before anyone found me. Hiding in the garage away form my rowdy siblings and nagging friends was my paradise. I was the youngest of seven children. Being the youngest meant I was often excluded from my older siblings games. However, on the rare occasion that I was included in their games, I would be ostentatiously picked on. Ultimately lead me to flourish in the privacy of my own imagination. I was well aware that no one I was speaking to existed, but that did not matter. It was exciting to express myself, and to feel a complete understanding and connection with someone. I felt elated to have this magnificent secret. It empowered me to present myself confidently, as though I knew I had a purpose. One day, a few years later, it dawned on my that I had no clue what my dad’s occupation was. I knew that he grew up in Schenectady, New York, and that his side of the family were mostly Irish. I vaguely knew that he served in the military, but I certainly had no clue what he would do all day. I remember feeling genuinely flustered by this revelation. I was notorious for incessantly picking my father’s brain, yet I somehow overlooked a significant detail of my father. I began to project a ferocious amount of
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