Taking things personally.

I take some things personally and not others and it is not always rational. Everyone does. 

I’m very political and I care about a lot of causes, I never want anyone to suffer but it happens. If you take every blow to heart you’d die. 

But sometimes I can’t help it.

Sunando Sen was murdered on my birthday.

Now my birthday is the 28th of December which means people tend to forget (my parents, boyfriends, siblings, friends, myself). I don’t really care about my birthday.

I care about someone getting pushed under a subway train because they looked too Muslim on my birthday.

Sunando Sen did not deserve to die for being dark skinned. No one deserves that sort of senseless hatred and violence. 

So I’m starting to take more things personally. This is not acceptable.

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