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Lauren Smith
9/12 Discussion
Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:09pm
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The quote that I relate to the most is the quote by Friedrich Nietszche, "The which does not kill us makes us stronger." My whole life I have always heard this quote from family, friends, teachers and eventually I started saying this to myself but also to others. When my extended family was having a hard family life, I started to see my cousins less and less until eventually I did not see them at all. After seven years of hearing nothing from them or about them I started to forget about them. Finally, I decided I was going to ask my grandma, my dad’s mom, why is everything seem to fall apart and she looked me dead in the eye and said “Lauren, it might be hard now but believe it or not what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.” Yes I know that this might be the exact way that Nietsszche said it but it means the same thing just with minor changes. From that point on when anything bad happened or I was struggling with something, that I thought was a big deal, I would always look at myself in the mirror and say “Lauren, what doesn't kill you will make you stronger.” I have gone through a tough road the last two years of my life from when my grandpa, my mom’s dad, died three days before my birthday, Christmas, and three months after that when my grandma, my dad’s mom, died around Easter. I had to watch my grandma cry every night, which I have never seen her do, for the last two years and watch my grandpa remarry someone a few months later after my grandma’s death. Not to mention seeing my dad’s heartbreak every time he sees his new step-mom and my brother holding every tear in until the night comes and I hear him cry in his pillow. “The which does not kill us makes us stronger.” I would say I relate to this quote, I pretty much live by this quote every day. Until the day I die I will continue to grow stronger.
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