I was bullied from second grade clear through my senior year of high school. The bullying ringed from names calling, being told I was worthless, threatening letters and sexual harassment. In Jr. High school was literally hell, I was diagnosed with depression. I tried committing suicide twice while in Jr. High. I found something to hold on to, something to latch onto to keep my remaining sanity, I found theatre. I held on to the theatre it was the only place I could escape. Theatre was my sanctuary,the place I could go to discover who I am. I found something about myself that they could not take away from me, THEY ARE WRONG. I am not worthless, being different is just fine, I am above them. I am now 21, I am studying theatre and music at a university.I have a lot of friends and I am loving and living life to the fullest. I will not lie to you and tell you I don't have any lingering effects, I can sometimes hear the lingering ghosts of the past whisper to me when I am working telling me I am not ever going to be good enough. I have to push through and remind myself that they are wrong, they will not control me. I am stronger then them. The will not control me!
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