I wish Free to be You and Me had been around when I was a kid!
by: Frank McAlpin
When I was young, I was not your typical little boy. I was into make believe and pretending. I liked to collect rocks and paint them pretty colors. I had a whole family of My Little Pony’s (the old school kind). And I was obsessed with unicorns. My mom even made me a unicorn costume for Halloween one year. It was epic. I guess you could say I was different.
And it was as a young boy, a boy that often felt different from his peers, that I was first introduced to the revolutionary children’s book Free to Be…You and Me by Marlo Thomas. Although I didn’t really know it at the time, this book had a profound impact on my life. Free To Be…You and Me is a collection of stories, poems and songs that teach young children and adults that it is okay to be…
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