Monday, May 14, 2012

No graduation for you

Yesterday was Mother's day and for me was a very difficult day. 
Sure, the cuddles and sweetness from hubby and the kids was nice, but in the back of my mind, I couldn't help but to miss MY mom and thinking how much my dad was missing his. 

Moms go through a great deal and I always thought that teenagers years were the worse, I know I myself gave my parents lots of headaches and disappointments as a teenager. Then again, my oldest is only 8 and I feel I already went through 10 times worse of whatever my parents experienced with the 3 of us. 

I wanted to come here and write a really cheerful post about mothers, when I came across this

Yet another proof that the world really doesn't understand what Autism is and how much it can affect these children and young adults out there. 

Do you know that a person with autism can get really depressed about this, at the point of thinking suicide? Is that what the other people wants? Is that what they hope? That the people with Autism will finally give up and kill themselves and extinguish??? Boy, does this show the ignorance here as it doesn't work this way at all

I'm loosing faith in humanity. I thought we were all people able to feel compassion and love, no matter of age, country, skin color, health status or religious believes, but they more I see of this world and the more I understand that people only think of that, but they don't really apply it. 

How difficult could it be to let this guy get the test again and give him a chance to graduate in time? And if you're going to tell me that he should have worked harder, please hold your tongue as I KNOW he worked harder that everybody else in that entire school. People graduate without knowing English nowadays, often because the family is rich and respectful, but for ordinary people that put all their efforts into it, they show up with nothing. 

Nice message to communicate. 

To the MOTHER in the video, my heart goes out......
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Kayla @ TheEclecticElement said...

Mother's Day was a rough one for me, too, Lu. Very emotional. So I understand how it can be an extremely emotional day for different reasons.

I'm sure your mom knows your heart is with her even if you physically can't be and hopefully you will see each other soon enough!

And again, so not fair for that poor boy and his family. Just angers you to no end!

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Miss Val's Creations said...

This is such a sad story. Especially when this boy has received great grades in other subjects showing how much effort he has put into his education. Hopefully they can work out something so this does not drag out too long.

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