Our kids express themselves in a variety of ways. This poem is from a Chaddock girl, and is an especially powerful expression of the hurt and hopes many of our children experience. <!–split–>
It’s hard to know that your mom didn’t want you and couldn’t take care of you.
But you need to remember that a family wanted you and did everything to fight for you.
You were hurt, but can still be loved.
You were scared, but can still be fearless.
You were weak, but now have strength.
You were broken, but you put yourself together.
You were called garbage, but are now seen as beautiful.
You were abandoned, but that was in the past. Today you were chose.
You were sad, but can still be happy.
– A Chaddock Student