Originally Posted by Melissa
When I was 15, I was taking a driver's ed class in a local strip mall. The place where the class was didn't have a bathroom, so I walked next door to a grocery store to use their bathroom. As I was leaving, the store manager stood in front of the exit and said to me "What are you stealing? What's in that hoodie?" and I was like "My hands are in my hoodie because it's 30 degrees outside and not much warmer in here!!" People can be so ageist. I'm 23 now, but I still look like I'm in high school, so I still have to put up with it. Eventually, you just learn to let it slide, unfortunately.
That's terrible! I know it probably won't stop for me either, I'll probably look the same at your age as well. I have achondroplasia, or acute dwarfism. Every woman in my family stopped growing at 15-16. My mom and Grandma shop in junior's. People still ask my mom if she is 21 when she buys alcohol. She's 48!
EDIT: well of course you are required to check ID, but most people don't beleive her age.