JUNITY

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Real Words From Real Juveniles

Age 17

It gets hard, and take it from me, because I'm sitting in juvie right now writing this, but I'm about to finish the program and get out in 5 days so let me tell you, It Gets Better!

Age 16

There would be no rainbow without the rain. There would be no happiness without the pain. Times may be hard but love remains the same. There's a journey and there's a destination.There's only two ways a water balloon breaks. If you fill it up past its holding point, or, if you let it go. Which one do you prefer?

Age 13

Think then ACT! You were born to try, so try for you and God! If you're breathing there is still hope! It doesn't matter where you come from, you still matter!

Age 16

Sometimes life isn't meant to go your way. You'll get there eventually. So keep going.

Age 17

No matter what you go through, it will be ok in the end. Always pick yourself back up, never let your haters see you down. I've made that mistake many times, it will only get worse. Keep your head up but your middle finger higher.

Age 17

Just because you come from a broken home doesn't mean you have to continue to live in one. If you're upset, imagine Nicki Minaj juggling and trying to ride a unicycle at the same time.