His ghosted image refused to be upstaged.
(submitted by Mike)
“For some reason I wasn’t okay with having my picture taken. I struggled to get away from the photographer, even turning my butt to the camera for the class photo. This is me having lost the battle.”
(submitted by Michal)
Michal today without the cry-face.
Well, order has been restored to the universe. Schenectady High School senior Draven Rodriguez, who started a petition to get his unusual photo featured in the yearbook as his senior portrait, has his cake and is now eating it too. Recently, the school’s principal posed for a photo with Rodriquez in the ultimate display of solidarity. Perhaps our education system is in better shape than we thought.
“I cannot recall what grade I was in, only that I never smiled again. My mother made me wear that horrible western-styled shirt, and I was furious. I think this was the first time I became consciously aware of fashion and self-respect. My Tasmanian friends, whose young children had never seen such a thing, asked, upon seeing this photo, ‘Is he a wizard?’”
(submitted by James)