A tribute to my heroA tribute to my hero4 years ago in Scraps More Like This
Not only is he my hero, he's my greatest inspiration.
He's the reason this once painfully shy girl can speak without hesitation in front of not only strangers but full rooms. He's the reason I don't look away anymore when I laugh too loud or say the 'wrong' thing and draw attention to myself from people I don't know.
He's the reason I stand up for myself, speak up when before I would've kept my mouth shut.
He's the reason I believe in my writing more deeply than ever, because he taught me that if we have the gift for any kind of art, it's not only our right but our duty to get it out there.
Because of him, it doesn't bother me anymore that sometimes, yeah I'm gonna get depressed. It's just the way I am. I feel things really strongly, and some fucking high highs and low lows come with that...but some people are just like that. Or like he says, it's ok to be fucked up, because there's four other guys up here telling you that they're just as fucked up as you are, and together, we may be s