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Let me tell you what I wish I'd known. When I was young and dreamed of glory. You have no controll...Who lives, Who dies, who tells your story... Keep your head up! You can do anything that you set your mind to. It doesn't matter what anyone else says, what matters most is what I think of myself. Above everything...Be you! You may be labelled by THEM as four eyes, metal mouth, nerd, bible thumper, or band geek. You may be pushed around, shoved in lockers, books/food knocked on the ground. It doesn't matter, be proud of yourself. Be proud of who you have become. Don't conform to other people's ideology, or change yourself to fit it. Eventually those people will disappear. You'll have to look yourself in the mirror and see the mess it left you in. So be you! Be happy, sarcastic, jokester, that you are! Why? Because...someday, you will reach, teach, and stretch young people's minds. They need you to be YOU! What do you want to be? A Police Officer, A Teacher, A Preacher, A Musician? Do it! Follow your dreams. You only get one life. Do what you love. Never wake up regretting your decision! Don't ever wonder what if! If you want it, work for it! You will succeed! Why? Because I know you! I see you! You are beautiful! You are talented! You are dedicated! You are a hard worker! You will excel at everything! Don't let anyone ever tell you, "You can't!" or "That it's impossible!". Don't let people keep you from your dreams. The only way that you truly can't or that it is impossible, is if you give up. There is nothing wrong with failing. Failing is a version of growing. You can learn anything! The only true failure is when you give up and stop trying. Don't let the stress get to you. Just remember to breathe. Enjoy your friends. Enjoy the outdoors. Enjoy your hobbies. Because one day, those could all be memories. Don't ever forget to dream! Dream big! Never give up on that dream! Follow it as far as it will take you, then dream bigger! Time is on your side...Don't live a life full of regeret. Because when your time is up, have you done enough? Will they tell your story?. -Ms. Maze

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