My sister's story
HEY SO my family is an “ambassador family” for March of Dimes this year, which is an organization fighting to stop premature birth. My sister Kendyl was born 17 weeks early and we were told that she would have a 0% chance of survival but she’s now ten and perfectly healthy!
We’re trying to raise money for the organization and we’re currently a little over a thousand away from our goal so if you you’d consider donating or getting friends to donate or even just reblogging that would be incredible :)
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Milly Shapiro, one of the girls who plays the title role in Broadway’s “Matilda: The Musical” talks to Broadway.com about how she hopes her performance will empower children who come to see the show.
Let the world know that our great nation is awakening
And that its heart beats in the humble bodies
Of Juan Perón and his wife
The first lady of Argentina, Eva Duarte de Perón
This is how to run a stick of Chapstick
down the black boxes on your scantron
so the grading machine skips the wrong
answers. This is how to honor roll. Hell,
this is how to National Honor Society.
This is being voted “Most Likely to Marry
for Money” or “Talks the Most, Says the
Least” for senior superlatives. This is
stepping around the kids having panic
attacks in the hallway. This is being the
kid having a panic attack in the hallway.
This is making the A with purple moons
stamped under both eyes. We had to try.
This is telling the ACT supervisor you have
ADHD to get extra time. Today, the average
high school student has the same anxiety
levels as the average 1950’s psychiatric
patient. We know the Pythagorean theorem
by heart, but short-circuit when asked
“How are you?” We don’t know. We don’t
know. That wasn’t on the study guide.
We usually know the answer, but rarely
“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
Laura Osnes attends the Broadway opening night for “The Velocity of Autumn” (April 21, 2014).
ϟ The Magic Begins Challenge: A Scene You Really Wanted To Be In The Movies, But Wasn’t
Have a biscuit, Potter.