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If you happened to read the Rainbow Rumpus article “Megan's Story” several years ago, there's a good chance you will remember Megan Jacoby. She wrote about how she formed her high school’s Gay-Straight Alliance (or GSA) so she could help her classmates understand how important it is to accept LGBT people.

When my mom Lou was a kid, she wanted to run away and join the circus. She never did, but sometimes you wouldn’t know it. Whenever my sister, Emma, or I get sick, Mom pulls out four of those red and white juggling pins that look like they come from a bowling alley. She leans over the bed or couch—wherever we’re trying to sleep—and juggles for the longest time. That’s just at home, though.