These ladies are so brave and I admire their determination.
Could you imagine moving to a new country with very little or no family support, having to survive and adapt while struggling at a new school? Wow. Just, wow. And the way Imeisha and Wodny talked about their struggles reminds me of how important it is to go after whatever it is that you have in your heart to do. I’m glad they are graduating this week and on their way to a brighter future. I could even see the signs of their victory: a strong sense of calm, confident voices and smiles that could light up any room. Things aren’t perfect, but it was worth it and you can read Imeisha’s article for more on her family struggles and how her beliefs changed when she came to America.
Yes, life can be so hard sometimes, especially when you don’t have as much support from family or friends as you would like. But please remember that there really are people who care, who want to help and see you do better. Whenever you’re ready, you can get the support you need just by opening up a little more and reaching out. No matter what you may be going through, you are not alone and you can get through it all one day at a time.
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