Good Afternoon
Good Afternoon

You are something incredible

Credit: Kidsday staff artist / Zöe Rizzo, Flushing

Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt badly about yourself? I have, and I think everyone else has thought this way at some point in his or her life. Everyone has probably thought, “What if I’m not special?” I felt that way, thinking that I was not special. When I look back at the things that I did, it hurts me to see that this and school projects stress me out. Something that could relieve stress is a stress ball. I found out that I was a special someone and so will you. If you want, maybe think positive. That’s what I do because my sister always tells me that when I’m worried about something bad happening.

I see that spark in people, including you. If you are disabled or born with a special need, don’t be upset because you may look or act different. What makes you different is actually your gift to the world. It doesn’t matter if you’re short or tall or what skin color or what you look like, you are special the way you are. You are unique and there’s only one of you in this world. Don’t be ashamed to show who you are.

Try not to let fear hold you back. Fear always held me back from speaking louder or asking questions. You get to live once. Live your life and remember you are you and it doesn’t matter if you’re smart or not, just keep trying to do your best.

More Family