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An English assignment Matthew had last week

This is Me…

I’m not your average kid
There’s lots of stuff I did.
Sports were my joy,
like a little boy with his favorite toy.
Being the best man at my brother’s wedding
is something I’ll never be regretting.

My life took a turn,
It’s given me a lot to learn.
My faith stays strong,
even with all that keeps going wrong.

Music comforts my soul,
It makes me feel like I am whole.
For now I sit in this chair,
the cause was so unfair.
“One in ten million case,” they say.
cardiac arrest another day.
It doesn’t stop me when I pray

I might be 18 years old,
But my future is yet to be told.
Matthew is my name,
my heart will always be the same. 

11 people hearted this



Angela Armstrong
By Armstrongs
Keep up the fight. Beautifully said I would give you an A +.
Angela Armstrong
By Armstrongs
Nice job Matt, I would give you an A+ Keep up the fight.
s f
By s f
Excellent. Hope you got an A!
Sheri Mesa
By Sheri Mesa
Your an amazingly inspirational young man. You have a lot to teach the world!
Lisa Doane
By Lisa Doane
Matt you are an amazing young man with some very powerful words..
Jan Salvay
By Jan Salvay
Beautiful. Powerful and poignant, just like you:)
1 person hearted this
beth zellers
By Beth z
So touching, with so much depth and maturity....not being one in million, but ten times that!
1 person hearted this
Kathy Arkle
By Kathy Arkle
That is beautiful....what an amazing young man!!!!