I Made My Mother Proud

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    Army Mom

    My mom was so mad at me the day I told her that I was leaving for the army, but looking back I don't think she was mad,she was sad. not because I was going away but she knew that she was dying of cancer. The day I finished boot camp she was there...
    longgun longgun
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2008


    I made my mother proud by doing something she never did: graduating from high school. She dropped out and got her GED instead, so never got to do the traditional cap n' gown ceremony type thing. It was a big deal for her. I'm so happy to have made her proud. From now on, I'm...
    VA VA
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2008
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