No, I Didn’t Just Forget My Name

Learning to Make Peace with My Speech Impediment After Nearly 3 Decades

Jake Daghe
14 min readFeb 24, 2023

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Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash

You likely haven’t said it, but you’ve almost certainly heard it. The joke that never really feels like a joke, that’s spurred on by a certain level of shared discomfort and uneasiness at the situation at hand.

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Jake Daghe

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