I’m thrilled to welcome Soul Mate author L.D. Rose to the Power of 10 series. Today, L.D. shares the reasons behind her avid interest in the paranormal.
1. I was accused of being a vampire in the first grade.
Yep. That’s right. I went to an all-girls Catholic school for kindergarten and first grade (my mother yanked me out before second grade for acting out—oops!). My classmates already thought I was weird since I spoke broken English (my first language was Portuguese and I didn’t go to preschool; I learned English from Sesame Street). All of us kids were playing a game of tag at recess and I tripped on a rock and sliced my finger open. I immediately put my hand in my mouth to suck the blood away (c’mon, didn’t you do that when you were a kid?!). The girls freaked out and ran away from…
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(I left this on the other blog but I didn’t see it show up, so I’m leaving it here, too.)
First, I love that you were accused of being a vampire. I’m certain it was heartbreaking at the time, but it was one of those character-building moments that marked your life in a positive way. Nothing to dislike about that, except adorable little broken-English you crying.
“My acceptance of death and all things disturbing helped me to become a doctor.”
So simple, and yet–wow. It’s not something I ever considered before. I will look at all my doctors in a completely different way!
I replied there. 😉 Thanks, Terri!