#TBT: “I was graduating from kindergarten and you just earned your associates. In 2016, I got my high school diploma and you earned a Masters.
Senior year, you lost your mother. Instantly you became the adult, not to mention you were pregnant with my oldest brother. You graduated high school, then fast forward, you had two more children before me and made sure your children were taken care of. Whether it was working two jobs at Wendy’s and the hotel, which you tell me over and over again you hated, but the point is when it came to your children you went far and beyond.
In my lifetime, I’ve seen you do the exact same thing. You taught me how to smile and how to smile through pain. You’ve lost your mom, sister, uncle, and father in your lifetime, and you walk around with the brightest, most genuine smile I’ve ever seen. It always perplexed me and I feel I’ve gotten that from you to where I’m showing these kids who look up to me the same thing.
You earned your master’s degree, stayed committed to your workout regimen, maintained your 9-5 job, started a business, and was always there when needed as a mom. You always made me feel like it was ok to cry, okay to be sensitive, and okay to express my joy however I wanted to. You have your faults and I never expect you to be perfect, but if my future wife is half as a mother to our children as you were to me and my brothers, then I’ll be satisfied.”- Demetrius Harmon @meechonmars (thankful son) ❤️! To share your story, send us a message through the page or email them to us at email@example.com
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