She broke her own bones, she recalls, “my hands and fingers usually. No one knew. It was a secret.” She used a Mets baseball bat she got on bat day or the hanger. Why? It was “proof I had some value, enough to be fixed.” She recalls that she was no longer sad about her mother’s death, but “distracted.”This, when she was ten years old.
A ten year old with broken hands and fingers. And nobody noticed.
Do you believe that? I'm struggling.