My Big ‘Fat’ Scarlet Letter

My sophomore year of high school, we read “The Scarlet Letter.” Our extra credit project was to make a letter (similar to Hester Prynne’s “A”) for ourselves to wear, and to explain why we chose the letter we did.

If I remember correctly, I chose “H” for “hypocrite.” At the time I had a theory that everyone, at some time or other, can be a bit of a hypocrite—usually due to the blinders of things we are passionate about—but that is beside the point.

If I was being honest, I would have chosen “F” for “Fat.”

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