Student Voice: Hear From a Robinson SS Student

May 19, 2020

FCPS asked students to share their stories of resilience, which is the process of adapting well to life’s tough challenges. Natalie Kate, from Robinson SS, put together the following words and photos.

My new puppy, Honey, has become my new best friend. She is playful and loves her belly rubs. She is the sun on rainy days and never fails to make all of us laugh. My sister, Anna, is graduating this year. It has been surreal and difficult to wrap my head around that I won't be able to see my singing buddy everyday. My brother, Ethan, has become quite a character and I'm excited for his points of view during our wonderfully hectic dinners. Lastly, my parents. I have always been close with my parents, but this has brought us so much closer. We have laughed more, we have been real with each other, and we have been patient with one another. I will never get tired of my dad saying, "You amaze me." or my mom saying, "You look beautiful." I am so lucky to have my family during this, and I don't want to be anywhere else but home, quoting old movies and making memories.

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