After reading “Hair of the Damned” I felt such sympathy for Maia Shoham. People are always making fun of my extremely long, staticky hair. It has always been like that, no matter what I do to it. One time I went to get it cut and the lady barely did anything to it. I totally know how Maia feels when people stare. I feel so bad when people stare at me.
This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.