This I Believe

Cory - St. Louis, Missouri
Entered on January 9, 2009
Age Group: Under 18

I believe in being yourself. Being yourself is not following what is in popular demand. It is not drinking when you see that your friends are; it is not smoking when your friends are, and it is not doing something that will end up hurting you in the long run. Being yourself is doing something that you are comfortable with. My parents have always taught me and my brothers to not want what everybody else has, want what you want, believe what you believe, and stand up for what you think is right.