Jesenia - Houston, Texas
Entered on October 17, 2008
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: hope
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When I was born 17 years ago my mom says that it was one of the best days of her life. At the same time was one of the worst days of her life. The reason is because I was sick and I had surgery. The doctor told my mom, “Your daughter has to have surgery” my mom asked “why dose she needs surgery.” The doctor told my mom “because without the surety she can die.” My mom was worried but she said “ok.”(que estaba bien)

Something that came through my mind when she was telling me about the day I was born, it was like a mental picture the reason is because she told me that I had some stuff in my chest to see if my heart was ok. Some other thing that I had was some stuff in my feet and hands, and I also needed some tube so that I could breath. She says I look so burnable and that she was scared for me.

Im here 17 years later with a belief that a miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk in the waters, or to go to the moon a miracle is to walk in this earth. My reason is because I could have died that day when I was born but I daren’t in here today with my mom and two brothers and one sister. But there are other babies that die that same day when they are born and then that are others that are not even born. There are some babies that die when they are born others that die with in days or months after they are born. There are teens and adults that get there life’s taken away by someone or by a disease and leave there family’s behind. Not only that they leave an entire live ahead of them.

There are people that leave someone behind or people that don’t get to see the day of tomorrow. Im grateful and thankful in here because I now that me being here is a miracle. I know I have an opportunity to live my life, and for that I think that it’s a miracle.