17. Forgive but never forget.
Like us, this city is young and with infancy comes many shortcomings and uncertainties.
I believe cities are like life cycles.
Today’s young people are the first generation that has never known a world without HIV and AIDS.
The truth is there’s no need to just blindly wish away my problems with age, or look back and regret not taking advantage of the time I’ve wasted. We’ve all got regrets that leave their invisible marks on us, like the faintest of scars.
I am in 4th grade when our class first watches a video about our bodies and sex.
Contrary to some beliefs, America doesn’t run on Dunkin, America runs on cold hard cash.
We laughed when we learned the boy with sun-kissed cheeks and glasses had a crush on my mom.
3. Younger guys are just stoked they’re getting laid.
I was a flawed human in love with another just as messy.