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His Mother Gave Him A String Of Beads. It Was About All He Owned When He Left Home, Maybe Forever.

A young boy is thrown out of his home by his step-father and forced to leave his country in fear of his life — alone. And that's just the beginning.

His Mother Gave Him A String Of Beads. It Was About All He Owned When He Left Home, Maybe Forever.


Here's the full comic of Ebrahim’s story. Reading it, it’s hard for me not to thinkabout all the children arriving at U.S. borders over the past year, fleeinginconceivable violence at home in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. How terrible can things be that 5- and 7-year-olds are leaving theirfamilies for the unknown? I learned more here and here.

Amymarie Gaertner shared a revealing video she created about how difficult it is for people with ADHD to clean the house and many are saying it perfectly describes the disorder.

Gaertner admits that she's "never been professionally diagnosed but it's pretty damn evident I've had it since I was little." But her behaviors mirror those described by ADHD blogger Katy Rollins, who says that "many people who have attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) have difficulty with tasks like household cleaning and organization."

"The requirements of these tasks often max out our ability to logically and emotionally even start them, never mind follow them through to completion," she adds.

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