oh my goodness. this made me cry. i am 25 years old, so a few years removed from college. i did everything right - i chose a solid degree and graduated a semester early to stop incurring student loans. but it is still so easy to get into the "what-ifs" and feel like you can't do something now because of something you didn't do in the past. she has absolutely inspired me - i am young and still have time. it is so unfortunate that she will not.thanks for sharing and reminding me that i still have time to live out my dreams.http://lachapstickfanatique.blogspot.com
Such a good read. And so cruelly ironic.
I am a member of the college class of 2012 and I am in tears. I went to a tiny LAC and her piece means SO much to me right now.
Thanks for sharing this, Carly--it was very touching and puts a lot into perspective.
This pretty much sums up how I feel about graduating. Thanks SO much for sharing this
Thank you so much Carly for sharing this
I absolutely loved this piece. I think it's something we can all relate to at some time or another. There's a quote by Tommy Douglas that I feel captures the sentiment of her article perfectly: "courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world." In my opinion, nothing was ever truer.
Wow. Thank you for sharing this Carly. Life is so precious and every day we wake up is a gift. Thanks for the reminder. Kristina
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