Tuesday, May 29, 2012

must read

8 comments :

  1. 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

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  2. Such a good read. And so cruelly ironic.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Thanks for sharing this, Carly--it was very touching and puts a lot into perspective.

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  5. This pretty much sums up how I feel about graduating. Thanks SO much for sharing this

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  6. Thank you so much Carly for sharing this

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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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