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Conditional Corner: We are all neuroatypical X-Men

Conditional Corner is a series that runs Fridays on TSParentsOnline. All stories, including this one by Vrinda Pendred, were originally published at Conditional Publications.

OK, who watched X-Men 3: The Last Stand and felt like, in many ways, it was the story of their life?  Not with me?  Let me explain.

In a nutshell: The authorities have discovered a new drug to “cure” the mutants of their “abnormalities.”  Mutants queue up in the thousands to receive this “cure,” but Magneto does everything in his power to sabotage it.  Magneto believes the mutants are special for their “unnatural” abilities.  He thinks they should revel in their differences.  He takes this view to the