Like the teacher who thought you’d amount to nothing, or the boy in the third grade with the runny nose you couldn’t help having a secret crush on, it isn’t easy to forget your babysitters. Bet none of them were like this one. Fanzine first encountered Rachel Sherman, author of The First Hurt (a finalist for the 2006 Frank O’Connor prize), on Jaime Clarke’s Talk Show column. Here she brings to the table a flash work of fiction. Art by Danny Jock.