What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You More Brilliant

Tonight, I remember what would have been.


It’s Halloween night 2011. Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. That’s because it is the only day of the year when it’s totally ok to be as outrageous, expressive, colorful and brilliant as you want. It’s no wonder that I’ve always been attracted to it.

Halloween 2007 changed all that. Four years ago tonight, I was mugged at sundown right in front of my building on a busy street in Los Angeles. I was coming home from the library and was almost inside my building, when I was attacked. So close to safety and yet so far.

It happened while I had my key in the keyhole, trying to open the lobby door. suddenly, I felt left arm catch fire. At first, I couldn’t understand what was happening. I looked down and realized that my shoulder bag was clutched by my left hand, which felt like it was burning, and…

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About Atilovesparis

I am one with many faces, states and moods. I am a liberal progressive and an old fashion romantic. I am an aspiring writer and a mother-in-waiting. I am a Francophile. I am not defined by what I do for a living, but by my goals, thoughts, ideas, hopes, views, experiences and accomplishments. I am simple and complicated. I am me...
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