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I am from snow storms and the hottest day of the year
I am from homemade mac and cheese and simple sandwiches
I am from king of pop and hard rock
I am from tears that mend
I am from smiles that lift

I am the youngest, mommies miracle and daddies little girl
I am from teasing my brother Lewk and not knowing my brother Carlos
I am from sitting inside cold days then venturing out to my middle of nowhere school

I am from a graphic designer and a computer whiz
I am from a german, finnish gentleman and a guatemalan lady
I am from a man and wife who didn’t start from the beginning but who are going till the end

I am from bedtime kisses and saturday prayers
I am from a cold outside but a warm home

I am from “go with the flow” and ice cold lemonade
I am from warm food and hockey on tv

I am from scattered relatives but family always close by
I am from maple syrup and polar bears

I am from tanks of fish to 2 loving dogs and little bird

I am from being on stage, singing loud and proud and not caring who hears
I am from being the jokester, the clown, the weirdo
I am from BCS Christian School at the bottom of a snowing hill
I am from ACMS at the corner of wetlands edge
I am from not knowing where i'm going but loving where I am

I am from “O Canada” to “star spangled banner”
I am from sipping Tim Horton's and wearing my flag with pride

I am from being mixed
I am from brown hair, brown eyes with bad vision

I am from learning and making mistakes

I am from psalm 118:24
I am from a church on Saturday
I am from God in my heart everyday

I am from hardships before I was born
I am from moving on
I am from growing up
I am from being strong

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