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Unsung Hero

Joined: 1/14/2015
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From the moment he told me he first told me he loved me, he was my hero. I’ve never been really good at talking to people or expressing my fears and worries, but when he holds me in his arms everything just dissipates. I can speak freely in a way that I’ve never been able to before. I’ve never really been close to my family or so close to my friends, but with him I just fall into place. My past wasn’t a good one, so when he came along and swept me off my feet, he was my savior.
His name is Douglas; he’s tall and looks like your run-of-the-mill teenager. He’s very strong, when I’m sick he can pick me up like I’m a feather and lay me down to get some rest and not even break a stride. I think most people write him off because he doesn’t talk much and his grades are only just passing, but I know he’s so much more than that. He’s saved me. He’s the one I can call in the middle of the night who will not hesitate to answer the phone and won’t hang up until he’s sure I’m alright again. He’s the one who holds me until I stop crying and wraps me up in warm blankets and watches my favorite show with me until I feel put together again. He’s my hero.
When his friends are in a rut, Douglas is already up and trying to pull them out. It doesn’t matter if it’s a rut they got themselves into, he’s there to help them out. He cares so much and nobody even notices him. His teachers know him as the quiet slacker, which I can’t deny that he is after having a class with him, but he’s the hero you least expect. I feel so lucky that he came into my life and I don’t believe he gets enough credit. So here’s to him, my unsung hero.
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