The one that spent her days smiling, and her nights crying. The one that looks so damn strong, but feels so weak. She's the girl that picks herself up every time she falls. She would never show any signs of sadness for the benefit of others... But if she did, then you were so incredibly lucky to be so close to her to the point she would show her real emotions to you..." " I’m glad I got the chance to know you.
We really thank you and welcome you here tonight and hope that you really do enjoy yourselves accordingly. We are all very sad that the bride's grandfather is not here with us tonight. We all miss him, but I?m sure he is "watching down on us and is very proud and happy for her.? When they stood at the altar earlier today and she spoke those magic words ?I do?, I had cause to reflect that it's one of the few times in her life she's agreed to do something without question. Don't get me wrong, my daughter was wonderful and obedient as a child - with a bit of prompting.
Sophie was the new girl four years before where the story takes place, but she was a cruel as they come, and easily became one of the most popular girls around, after becoming best friends with Annabelle. Because of Sophie, Annabelle ditched her not so popular best friend Clarke. Clarke and Annabelle had been best friends since they were little, but Clarke was not the popular, spontaneous girl that Sophie wanted to be friends with. So Sophie made Annabelle choose between her and Clarke; and Annabelle chose Sophie. At the end of the school year, right before summer started, there was the big end of the school year party.
An editor of Good Housekeeping said “Everyone felt J.K. Rowling was the one with the most influence across the widest audience. As a single parent who managed to cope and pull herself out of poverty and create a massive entertainment empire on the way, she is very inspiring” (Nicholson). Rowling shows women that they don’t have to have super-model looks, or a wonderful voice to be noticed by society; they don’t need that to be an inspiration to people of all ages. Those important words to keep in mind underscore one of J.K. Rowling’s characters sayings, “Wit beyond measure is a man's greatest treasure” (Rowling). Rowling believes that people need to use their brains and a hop in their step to make it in this world.
“I swear she probably just gave me a C because she didn’t like me,” Katie thought to herself. “I guess I’m kinda surprised she even gave me a C, but I did deserve an A.” Katie got through her junior year; she did her best and got all As and Bs. She really enjoyed her Teaching Professions class her second semester. She liked her placement choice she made; she went to the middle school the whole semester. Katie liked it so much that she tells herself that she is definitely going to take Teaching Professions II and III her senior year.
She got over her disappointment and was later voted most likely to succeed by her graduating class. Elizabeth graduated in the top ten (Kozar 22) of her class. Her amazing grades got her into one of the best universities in the state. Elizabeth graduated from Duke University in 1958 with Phi Beta Kappa honors and a bachelor's degree in political science. (Kozar 18) After graduating from Duke University, it was for most women time to settle down and to start a family, but not for Elizabeth.
The book, Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco, is an inspirational story about the abuse she endured during her years at school. She had to deal with physical, verbal, and emotional abuse throughout her school year. Once I started this book I couldn’t put it down. I can remember back in elementary school being the new kid. The kids made fun of me because I was new, but once they gave me a chance they liked me.
Not wanting to leave, he was convinced by his wife to do so for the sake of himself and his family. When Lexi read this story, right away she thought of a perfect situation that connected her personal life to this one. When she was about to enter high school, her family decided to move from one town of New Jersey to another, which meant she had to switch schools. This was a little upsetting for her, but the one thing that made her happy was being able to join a sports team since her old school didn’t have many. Within the first week of school, Lexi joined the cheerleading squad and was happier than ever.
“No daughter and mother ever live apart, no mater the distance between them.” Going to college may seem like a daunting experience for many mothers, dropping their child at an unknown location for four years. Many mothers have a hard time dealing with the separation, but as time goes on the process become easier. This quote is a perfect quote that conveys the relationship between my mother and I. I’ve lived on campus my entire collegiate experience and I can say my relationship with my mother flourished when I went to college. Not only did our relationship grow, but her passion to see me excel and become a better student did as well. My mother has been the motivating force from grade school to secondary school.
I recall thinking; “I wish I had a name that would stop people in their tracks when they hear it, like Chanel.” I was so lucky to be on the Keyport Indians Midget Competition Team. It was the highest-level competing team around, and I was the youngest one the team. Little did I know that first cheerleading season would change my life, forever. The older girls on the team had to look out for us younger girls, kind of like big sisters. They taught us chorography, corrected our mistakes, and were just a really good support system during frustrating times.