For one hundred years (1840 - 1940) the freak show was one of America's most popular forms of entertainment. Today the same shows would be considered unacceptable and cruel, or as one disability rights activist put it, "the pornography of disability." (http://www.disabilityhistory.org)
The next thing he would be asking if I’d written a thank-you note to Nell for the appalling tie she always sends me for Christmas. I hadn’t even been able to hang myself with the bloody thing.
-In a Dark Wood by Amanda Craig
write a short story/poem/anything you want inspired by one of the quotes. or post another quote for inspiration.