Struggles

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All my life, it's been a journey. A constant struggle up hill, against the constant tide that only seems to bring me further from shore.

Couldn't get much sleep at home, so I slept in school. Couldn't get much peace at home, so I never stayed there long.

I was so afraid to dream, who was I to have a dream?

I had no money, no background, no grades, nothing. Who was I? Who am I?

I'm the girl who came from nothing, who was nothing, who transformed into something.

I'm the girl with a dream that shines brighter than the sun and a will stronger than the gravity that binds us to the Earth.

I will succeed, I'm almost at the top. I'm so afraid to watch it all drop off the edge.

I've never so much to lose, with only so much more to gain.

It was worth every second, every never ending wound that brought me pain.

It was worth every second, every never ending friendship.

It's been worth every smile, and every hug. Every word of encouragement, everything.

To be the girl who came from nothing, who was nothing, who now has everything she was ever afraid to dream for.

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