During my 18 years, I’ve learned how important family is. You will never meet anyone who loves you as much as your family does and if anything, you’re family will always be there for you no matter what. My family supports me in everything I do. They have been there for almost all of my performances whether it be a school performance, a hula performance, a Kajukenbo performance or Colorguard, my family tries to make it all. All their time and money cannot express how much they love me because love is more than any of that. Love between a family is a special bond of time, laughs, smiles and memories. Love is something that family doesn’t have to say to each other because we already know and I am blessed to have a family that loves me in every way possible. I cannot stress enough about how much I love you.
As for friends, I’ve learned something important about friends. You will meet many people throughout your days and for a moment in time you will be that person’s friend or more. As my parents have told me, “Friends will come and go. They won’t be there for you forever.” Well, this is the way I see it; friends come and go but the people who count the most are the ones that not only stay by your side but are the ones that don’t try to judge you every step of the way but accept you, they are the ones that you don’t need to worry about how you look, smell, or act because no matter what none of those things can change the way they think about you. Friends are the ones that stay by your sides during the bad and will never intentionally stab you in the back. To all my friends here tonight, thank you for everything; I hope we’ll continue our friendship for many more years to come.
Ahead is a new journey, not only for me but for all of us. And what i have to say to that, “Challenge accepted.” I’m an adult now and I’m entering college in a matter of weeks. I understand that I’ll be facing a different kind of atmosphere with a new kind of freedom and I realize the...
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