'An Excerpt From The Movie Practical Magic'

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Kylee My mom found herself in a sticky situation when she found out she was pregnant at sixteen, not that she felt anything negative towards the pregnancy, it was just an accident. At the age of sixteen, the origin of my name doesn 't surprise me. My name came from the movie "Practical Magic." Kylee was a spunky redhead and I wonder if that 's how my mom thought I would be, or if that 's how she hoped I 'd be. Kylee means graceful and beautiful and I never cease to find the irony in that. I am far from graceful, tripping over my own feet or up the stairs at school, and I am not as beautiful as the name sounds. I am not ugly, I know that, and I wouldn 't call it conceited, I just have self-confidence, but I am certainly not what you would …show more content…
I was in second grade when I was put in advanced classes, and have been in them ever since. I was eight years old when my mom sat me down and told me that she couldn 't afford to send me to college but that wasn 't all. "Kylee, I cannot afford to send you to college, but I don 't want you to give up - you 're smart. I know that you can get a scholarship, just don 't give up on your dreams." At that time, and even now, I wanted to be a pediatrician, and hearing my mom say she couldn 't afford to send me to college was just another obstacle that many kids face. Luckily, this didn 't slow me down. When I was in seventh grade, I got a scholarship that will pay two year 's tuition for any college in Florida. I 'm glad my mom never told me to give up, because if I had, I wouldn 't be where I am today. …show more content…
She 'll be going to University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida on January 6th, 2015. I am so happy for her, but as selfish as it may seem, I am also upset. She says she 'll visit at least once a month and I hope she sticks to her word. While she is living her life in a town that is not little old Sebring, I am still her, and I will get a new mentor. I know I got lucky with her the first time, and it is greedy of me to wish to get lucky again. I know I will not dislike my next mentor, but I also know that they will never be Kendra. I thank the school for giving me the scholarship and her friendship. I tell myself I won 't cry when she goes - I won

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