There is more to life and more to any person than you will ever know. Miles read biographies and memorize people’s last words to try to understand what kind of person they were. He looked for the meaning in the facts and the words that were recorded after a person death. Alaska fascinated Miles because he didn’t understand her, he couldn’t figure her out, but Alaska said, “You never get me. That’s the whole point” (54). Alaska knew that people are complex beyond anyone’s ability to understand. Miles felt horrible that he won’t ever know Alaska’s last words and that he will never k...
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... So he went to his parents instead and killed himself instead. Tyler said that he thinks his dad killed himself because he finally realized what he did in the past was wrong. I was so sad and felt horrible that things like that can happen to people. I knew from that day that Tyler really trusted me because that story was a really deep.
So there is more to life and a person than you will ever know. Miles won’t ever know the last words Alaska said before she died. Miles also won’t ever know the pain that Colonel and Alaska went through in their past. But he does know that being there for his friends is the best thing to do. I also know that being there for my boyfriend and knowing he trust me to talk about his past with his dad is the best. So I know that for now on to not ever judge anyone or think I know someone when I really don’t know everything and everyone.
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