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Marissa F. Walker By MarissaWalkerWriter Updated Sep 02, 2020

Don't stare.
Don't look.
Don't Linger.
Pretend like you don't see.

Sam has never understood why people see "The Blemish" as a flaw.
Everyone has it, everyone always has, why should it matter?
When a new student, Jonah Lee-Yang, shows up to the school Sam starts to fall, and fall hard for the young man who barely has any of the Blemish yet doesn't seem to judge even those massively disfigured by it.  

If Jonah can accept people with the Blemish, maybe he can accept Sam...and the secret.

Written for the #Shawrocketfundcontest