I was so eager to get away from where I grew up. There is so little going on in most small towns, and that is definitely how it is in the one that I grew up in. Because there wasn’t much to do there, a lot of the kids would get into trouble by doing things they shouldn’t. This would often lead to them not going to school, but I wanted to make something of myself. I was accepted to go to a college in Nevada, and so I went looking for apartments for rent in Henderson NV so that I could find one to live in. I was so excited about the changes that were coming to my life!
My mom raised me on her own. So, she struggled a lot, but she did her best. She always made sure that I had the things that I needed, and she worked hard to make sure that happened. Continue reading “I Wanted a Better Life for Myself and My Mother”