Ugly: My Memoir
Publish date: September 2013
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I got this text for a fellowship program on disability studies and found it very touching and challenging as it made me think about how I consciously and unconsciously judge others for looking different. This is written for young readers (8-12) and I am going to send it to my 11-year-old godson as...
This is a memoir by Robert Hoge. Robert was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and with short, twisted legs. Robert had many difficult surgeries to and the doctors gave him a new nose. Growing up, other kids and adults would act differently towards him and say mea...