Performed by Leslie Hendrix
Parents try to raise their unusual son in this tender tribute to the oddity of childhood and family life.
Burn Your Maps by Robyn Joy Leff. Copyright © 2002 by Robyn Joy Leff. Story performed 3/24/2004. First published in The Atlantic Monthly. Collected in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2003, edited by Laura Furman. Used by permission of the author.