27 November 2010

I was stabbed when I was 8

'I had a new bike in the East End of London and these kids didn’t like it.  They said they wanted a go on it.  I said no and stood my ground yeah, one of them stuck me.  It was a person of colour, or whatever you wanna call ’em.  I am not racist though.  I spoke to the big man that day.  They put them things on me, you know them wires that go boom on your chest. You know what, the big man he said to me – you wanna live, or do you wanna go.  I wanted to live, man.  I wanted to live.

Read this non-linear piece at the studentguardian.co.uk

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