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Unsung Hero: Hidden in the Shawdows

Joined: 1/14/2015
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Siblings fight with each other. That’s just natural instinct. My sister and I fight all the time about the craziest things. But I always know if I ever need anything, I can count on her. When my parents weren’t able to drive me to tennis or volleyball camps in the summer, Kayla (my sister) would cancel whatever so I could go to practice. High school is a hard transition, no matter who you are. I woke up on the first day of school so excited and ready to walk in there and feel confident. As soon as we pulled up, my palms filled with sweat, my heart was skipping beats, and I felt sick. Then the bell rang. I had no clue where to go, how to get there, and how much time I had to get there. Luckily, my sister was right there by my side. She nudge me forward and led me to my first class. But high school was not the only problem Kayla helped me through. Some kids have a lot of nerve. I never bullied anyone and no one ever bullied me. But one time the one person who had been my closest friend since I can remember became a bully. More specifically, my bully. I was shocked and scared at the same time, I didn’t know if I should confront her or leave the situation alone. I decided walking away would be best solution. But her words ate at me, tore me down. I may have been too nice to walk away, but my sister is a whole other person. With the sap of hers fingers she was confronting the girl who dared to mess with the girl who truly has the best sister ever. Kayla is my unsung hero. She is standing up for me, always there, and never stops caring. She may not be the one who brought me into this world, or taught me how to walk and talk, or the one who is off fighting for their country. But she is my sister, and to me that’s plenty.
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