Feeling hopeful about the end.
Mom appreciation, and happy birthday to Fatma!
Ways to say “school’s out forever.”
The end of harsh self-criticism, first ever prom, and kindness above all.
Isolation, letting go of Easter, and getting inside a feeling.
Unsure of the way to go.
Dreams of escape.
“No one had ever told me that they loved my disability before.”
Steffany’s final entry.
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