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May is full of undecided decisions..

by JimmyPeterson on March 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Well folks, part of the explanation for this 6-word is that I am a senior in highschool. With that are the obvious decisions about colleges, jobs, living etc. However, my story is a little different just like everyone elses. I have one major decision to be made before I even get started worrying about colleges. One decision with three choices. I guess in a way I could be fortunate for being able to have choices, which I am most of the time, but also I feel very unfortunate at times because no matter what choice I make someone will be getting hurt.

First choice: continue to stay in the state where I have lived all my life and support myself and have all my own responsibilties, straining to stay above water in life.

Second choice is: move to a different state with a family that is not legally my family but treat me as a son. I would still work and support myself but not stress as much because they will be my safety net.

Finally the third choice: Go live with my legal family that live in ANOTHER state, not have to support myself, college will be paid for, and I will also be able to finally have a reliable car again. However, they do not treat me as a son.

So folks, if you have any comments, questions or helpful advice for me I would love to hear feedback thank you!


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