“Oh Ruby. Google John’s* name and kid pornography. I’m numb. “
Not as much as your typical tweet. But often eleven words can overturn every single thing you think you understand about somebody.
I’ve understood John for ten years. We came across inside our first 12 months of movie college. Unapologetically privileged, his arrogance place some individuals forever offside, but their ego ended up being offset by having a solid intellect and a wicked feeling of humour.
“Yes, John had their detractors but i usually saw a genuineness and mankind in him too. Once I destroyed my buddy plus it felt such as the darkness would not stop shutting in, a simple text from John -“I’m considering you. You don’t need to respond to this. “- was one of several lifelines that promised me personally a full life after grief. We had been never ever the closest of confidants but, for a couple years before time and geography produced distance between us, we counted him among my few, trusted friends and truly among my many skilled and impressive. “
Simply speaking, We was thinking We knew him.
But those 11 terms, delivered to me personally by a mutual friend, took every presumption I experienced, not merely about John but about peoples relationships as a whole, and tossed them right into a bottomless pit of doubt. (more…)