"Become friends with people who aren’t your age. Hang out with people whose first language isn’t the same as yours. Get to know someone who doesn’t come from your social class. This is how you see the world. This is how you grow." -
cross out the things you’ve done
Graduated high school. Kissed someone. Collected something really stupid.Smoked a cigarette. Got so drunk you passed out. Snorted cocaine. Rode every ride at an amusement park. Gone to a rock concert. Helped someone.Gone fishing. Watched four movies in one night. Gone long periods of time without sleep. Lied to someone.Failed a class. Smoked weed. Dealt drugs. Been in a car accident. Been in a tornado. Been to a funeral. Burned yourself (not on purpose).Ran a marathon. Cried yourself to sleep. Spent over $200 in one day. Flown on a plane. Cheated on someone. Been cheated on. Written a 10 page letter. Been sailing. Lost someone you loved.Shoplifted something. Been to jail. Dangerously close to being in jail. Skipped school.Had detention .Got in trouble for something you didn’t do. Stolen books from the library. Gone to a different country.Dropped out of school. Watched the “Harry Potter” movies. Had an online diary/blog. Had a yard sale. Had a lemonade stand. Actually made money at the lemonade stand. Been in a school play.Been fired from a job. Swam with dolphins. Taken a lie detector test. Voted for someone on a reality TV show. Written poetry. Read more than 20 books a year. Gone to Europe/America. Loved someone you shouldn’t have. Used a coloring book over age 12.Had surgery. Taken a taxi.Seen the Washington Monument. Had more than 5 IM’s/online conversations going at once.Overdosed. Been in a fist fight. Gone surfing in California. Had a hamster/guinea pig. Pet a wild animal. Used a credit card. Did “spirit day” at school. Dyed your hair. Got a tattoo. Got straight A’s. Know someone with HIV or AIDS. Made-out with someone. Played on a sports team. Snuck out of the house. Been on the TV. French braided. Driven a car. Performed in front of an audience. Gone bungee-jumping. Been to Mexico. Crashed a car. Sky dived. Been kissed in the rain. Made an 11:11 wish. Drank alcohol (very little and by that I mean very very little) . Forwarded a chain letter. Made a mistake.