Lots of kids have an imaginary friend when they’re growing up—someone they can confide in, who makes them feel more comfortable in any setting. But not every kid’s imaginary friend is their mother’s finger. “Sometimes I’d be mad at my mother, and I would still tell Mrs. Finger the truth, failing to realize the bizarre sense of trust in telling a phalange that I was upset with the woman to whom it belonged,” writes MEL contributor Jeremy Glass in his remembrance of his imaginary friend—which was literally attached to his bipolar mother’s index finger.
Read the full story of the most bizarre but heartwarming imaginary friend that kind of actually existed here.
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