Stories like this always give me hope in humanity. I saw the pictures and my eyes burned from holding back. You said “in that moment you had been seen”. Some people wait their entire lives to be seen and others are never noticed. You’re so blessed to have drive and protection. Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are poster. Please don’t forget to pay it forward. I’m glad she had teachers like that. They recognized someone special who needed extra support. I’m a teacher and I’ve bought kids food, clothing, driven them to interviews for scholarships, gotten them school supplies. It is something that teachers do. At least I hope all teachers do. People thrive under the craziest circumstances, while others don’t ever take advantage of what’s given to them. These stories always remind me that you have control only of your actions and reactions, regardless of what happens in your life, your destiny is yours only.
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Good for you, young lady. Nothing is more difficult than overcoming adversity and hardship and breaking a generational cycle. I’m honored to know your story; may you live a wonderful and beautiful life. Dude, why you make me cry while waiting for my medical appointment? Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are poster. Now everyone is gonna think I’m terminal, and I just came in for some physical therapy. I love this story. Good for you for not being set back by the negative expectations due to your siblings. As a community college teacher in a mostly rural area more than one student from a small town has told me a similar story but they felt it was every teacher who prejudged thenmnegatively and it eventually turned them away from excelling.