I Know Someone With Tourettes

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    I've known him only for a short time.

    I won't say his name cuz he probably doesn't want me to share it. But he was picked on for it when he was in school. And when I heard his story about people making fun of him, it made me sick. People with disorders shouldn't be treated any different. We're all human.
    BloodRedDarkness1 BloodRedDarkness1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2014

    It's Was Pretty Bad Too

    He wouldn't even go infront of people for school projects or anything of the like.  He was just that kid in the corner.  Whenever he talked he would have those random outbursts and his cheeks would go all red and he would run out of the room.  But once he met me...
    Gemini15 Gemini15
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2009

    Me, I have Tourette's.

    And they are my companion
    saboosa1 saboosa1
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2014

    I've Got Tourette's.

    My name is Andrew. I got diagnosed with Tourette's when I was three years old. I'm not sixteen. I get abuse off people at school and I've been bullied all of my life. I don't let them get to me anymore, it's part of a routine. I have tics where my head nods uncontrollably about...
    Greatbatch2012 Greatbatch2012
    16-17, M
    Aug 10, 2012

    Friend On The Block

    When I was in grade school one of my friends on the block had Tourette Syndrome. At the time I don't think I knew what it was called. He didn't have the swearing, but at times lots of barks, chirps, grunts and jerky motions. It would get kind of extreme when watching TV, his...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 16, 2010

    My Hero!

    I have the worlds most amazing Dad! He's a strong brave man, and he never lets anything stop him. He has Tourettes, and even though he's sometimes shy to interact with people, he ALWAYS does EVERYTHING to give me and my mom anything we want and/or need. He's my hero! Sometimes I...
    LovesickDreamer LovesickDreamer
    13-15
    Nov 13, 2012
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