If you don’t have a crazy (and probably weird af) story about your high school, then did you even go to high school?
People come and go in life, and not everyone is meant to stay. However, the right people will stay.
There is not one single class in the next four years that will teach you how to say goodbye, though I wish that was a prerequisite for adolescence.
Sometimes people need space, don’t take it personally.
Then I let go, and I walk away until I run, dissolving into the air, and you blink, and you’re alone, for only the instant it takes the hallway to swarm with students.
16. You’ll get better about not crying in public.
Have you ever faced death? Been seconds, milliseconds away? I have. You’ve heard my story before, on the news—read it in the papers, maybe, if you still read the papers. I’m the one who survived. I’m the one who was in the room with Danny Alvarez when he took his own life.
She has a dream and she’s working towards her goals (almost) every day.