What I Learned in Health Class

When fakes are presented often enough, they become their own kind of facts

Sara Schaff
Mar 5, 2020 · 5 min read
Illustration by Bea Hayward

Freshman year of high school, we had to take Health Education with Mr. V., whose wire-rimmed glasses and khaki pants I can still see as clearly as if they’d been worth remembering. I dreaded Mondays because sometimes at the start of class, he would tell everyone that he and I had seen…