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Hey guys! My name is Kellie. I am 14 years-old. I have wonderful friends and family, I play soccer, and I am in theater at school. I love music. I sing, dance, and play the drums. I really love my life. But it has really not always been that way.

When I was five years-old my mother passed away. After that things got really tough. My brothers and my dad developed serious depression. Everyone was always fighting. And I never understood why. I was only a child. Things got much worse when I moved. I was eight then. I was leaving everything I had ever known. My school, my friends, my life. This is when things got bad. My brother Matthew got really depressed. We always fought over everything. And at times he would become violent with me. When I was about 12, my mother’s death really hit me hard. I was going through the rough pre-teen years. I wanted to hug her more then anything in the world. I became really sad.

Many things helped me through those rough years. First of all, my family helped. They were always there for me. They would always offer a shoulder to cry on, It was mostly my Aunt Betty, Aunt June, Cousin Erin, and my granny. I could never thank them enough for that. What also helped me through it was staying positive. I always had hope for a good tomorrow. I would always try to stay happy. The biggest reason I did all this was because I know that my Mom wants me to be happy. And she doesn’t want to see me cry.

Stay HAPPY and POSITIVE. Everything will be okay in the end. If it is not okay, then it is not the end.

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    noplaceforhate

    stay strong

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    Fallon angle

    i know how both of you feel, i lost my mother when i was thirteen and it was not long ago.

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    DMarshall

    I can relate to Kellie.  I lost mother at the age of 8 and I’m now 34.  I’m the proud parent of 3 kids who I love unconditionally.  As I was in my teenage years, I suffered heavy with my emotions with dealing with the lost of my mother.  I didn’t understand why.  Growing up without a mother is so hard, but with family support and my stong beliefs in God.  I now UNDERSTAND MY MOTHER IS IN A BETTER PLACE AND SHE LIVES THROUGH ME.. I’m bless to have a position were I can help parents/caregivers help their children face LIFE no matter what.  My words of encouragement will be “HOLD ON” don’t never feel like “It’s your FAULT”  ALWAYS STAY HAPPY, POSITIVE, AND MOTIVATED. 
    REMEMBER YOUR LOVED ONE WHO MAY BE GONE WILL NEVER WANT TO SEE YOU UNHAPPY….......... SO CONTINUE TO PRESS ON AND SMILE AND KEEP YOUR HEAD…

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