When I was younger I used to wish I was a kind person. I remembered seeing gentle, kind people who were empathic and supportive of other people and wishing, more than anything that I could be just like them.
She left primary school with top grades in her SATS but with her spirit broken. Even so, she found the courage and determination to be optimistic about her secondary school. This would surely be different?
There was always a feeling deep within me that perhaps I could be more than the labels I had been given all of my life, I could prove everybody wrong and more importantly I could prove myself wrong and believe in myself again.