Kyle - Florissant, Missouri
Entered on January 8, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: family

This is the things that I believe are the most important in life. In my life I believe that the bondage of family is the strongest thing that someone can have. In my life it is the most important thing because you can’t be more real with anyone else than your family. I am never intimidated by them, never scarred to talk to them about any problems, and they will always help me when I need it. When I realized that family was the most important thing was when my mom got diagnosed with cancer. I would talk to my friends about it and they did a good job listening, but no one could understand as well as my brother and sister. Even though they are gone at college we would still call each other and talk for hours about it and other things that were going on. Since I am here at home with my mom and dad and I see everything that is going on with her I relay it back to them. They tell me when they talk to her it is hard for them because they are so far away and can’t help do anything. I try to calm them down and tell them that everything is okay. They feel more comfortable talking to me about it because when they talk to her it just brings tears. She is finally declared “cancer free”, but that doesn’t mean it can’t come back, which calms everyone down but the thing that we never will forget is how we were there for each other.