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Just want to put it out there

I am so proud of my little brother.

My brother had a really hard time in high school. In 9th grade his father (my stepdad) passed away. He stopped going to school and started doing drugs. He was out of control for almost two years. In February he decided to turn his life around. He moved in with me so we can study every day for a GED. A month ago, he passed the test and last week enrolled in college. Technically a year early. He is not on drugs and is finally acting very good.

Just wanted to say that

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Asked by leksismommy at 11:31 AM on Aug. 8, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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  • sorry to hear that he lost his father and that he dropped out but so glad he did turn it all around, I am sure you are proud!

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 11:34 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Good for him. That's awesome that he came through and has gotten it together :)

    now, if I could just get my 17 yr old a little school related motivation...

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:37 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Awesome news! Pass on a BIG Congrats to him!

    Answer by m-avi at 12:00 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • That is great that he turned his life around!

    Answer by kmath at 12:00 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Please let him know that I am proud of him and know he will go far.

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:15 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Yay! Good for him and a big hooray for you for being there for him!!!!!

    Answer by Nimue930 at 12:17 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • How great is that? Both of you should be very proud. When someone decides to help himself and another person is there for him, well, that's the good stuff, the stuff life is made of.

    Answer by Ballad at 1:19 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • YAY for him! This Anonymous, pixellated Momma is proud of him too, even though I don't know him.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 3:07 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Love to hear this good news!

    Answer by morebee7 at 10:48 PM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • That is definitely something to take pride in!!!

    Answer by AubreyRed at 9:41 PM on Aug. 13, 2013

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