The Importance Of Life Change In My Life

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Many aspects in my life could be considered “life changing” but I decided to write about the one that helped me the most. Now I’m sure to some this won’t seem “life changing” but it is one that was surely the toughest and most relieving to go through. So shall I start from the beginning?

I’m going to go all the way back to elementary school. I was a happy kid when I was younger but in 4th grade I transferred to a different school and started getting bullied. I got bullied for being new, for being different but at that age, it didn’t hurt that much. That was until middle school came. Literally the worst days of my life to this day. Not even being told at 14 that I had Stage One Melanoma (skin cancer) even comes close to those days of torture. In 7th grade it started to get a little better and I started to gain some confidence. I wasn’t as scared I was the year before and it felt great to finally be myself a little. But I guess all good
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After all those years, I felt free. Free from the bullies. Free of the harassment. True freedom feels amazing. I’m glad I made the decision I did because I have never felt happier in my entire life. I am now in college pursuing nursing and it feels great. Many of the people that bullied and harassed me have since learned the consequences of doing so on their own. Some of them have actually came up to me when I’m running errands and have apologized for their actions which shows serious maturity to me. I can say that I’m truly happy now as I have many reasons to be.

My life when from the worst of the very worst to pure bliss when I dropped out of high school. I will never regret my decision to get my GED as it has shaped me into the person I am today. Today I am a happy 16 year old girl who never would have thought this happiness was possible years ago. I have my loving, but often dysfunctional, family and a few friends from high school who have been really supportive of me since. But I wouldn’t want it any other

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