Weakness in perfection?

February 9, 2009
By bianca harpel BRONZE, Alamo, California
bianca harpel BRONZE, Alamo, California
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she was the epitome of perfection
Blonde hair with those baby blues
every girl wanted to be her and every guy wanted to date her
she exuded confidence and never looked weak
the world was clay in her hands waiting to be molded into anything she dreamed
The varsity cheer captain and president of her senior class
an honor student and incredible motivator at school
she would be off to stanford in the fall
graduating at the top of her class

A perfect girl yet no one knew her dark pain underneath the surface
she blamed herself for her parents divorce
she said she was the reason they were not a family
pain hit the heart deeper than anyone could imagine
making her question her purpose in life

No one expected what would happen next
the day of graduation was supposed to be one of the best days of her life
the end of something great and the beginning of something even better
no one saw it coming, not even her parents
she was found in her robe on her bed the morning of graduation
with a note on her stone cold body
she wrote that she was sorry for causing her parents pain and that it was better this way
she couldn't live with the guilt and had made her decision to end that part of her life

how could someone so perfect hurt so bad?
deep down she was just like everyone else
she had her insecurities and felt pain
she just never let anyone in
by the time she did it was too late
is there such a thing as being too perfect to show weakness?
She left this life behind in hopes to start a new one without the pain that she felt

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