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Strong Heart

Jack is just a normal student. Last
year, he made a mistake,
a big one. He thought that that
incident is already dealt with. Now, it comes
back to haunt him.

He received news from his school
that his academic status is on hold. He
wasn't sure what to do. Sadness, fear
and tears can be seen, shown from his eyes.

On the same day, Jack lost the
keys to his apartment. Living alone,
he didn't has any way to enter his
apartment. Sadness grows larger in
his heart. It was Friday, and he cannot
get in touch with his landlord
to get new keys.

In just one day, he feels like his
life has turned around. Academic
status is on hold, cannot go back
to his house.

Part time jobs were calling him, so
he went there, with a heavy heart
and wandering souls.

The thought of giving up filled his head.

The thing is, he don't know how to give up.
Like, what should he do in order
to give up? He was confused by that
thought, so he just move forward, and
deal things like how a man should do.

His parents were very supportive. When
he told them on what happened, he can
hear that his mother was holding her
tears. He felt bad. So he just keep
moving, and do things normally.

Not being able to enter his house for 3
days, he spent his weekend in his friend's
place. Thankful for what they did to
him, he wants to repay them somehow. If that
moment comes, he really wants to
show his appreciation.

Things may not go as he wanted, but
Jack is tired on giving up. His
heart may not be strong enough, but
he keep on accepting his weakness, in
order to grow stronger. Don't turn
around and run away, the problems are
meant to be deal with.

"Thank you to those who helped me during this weekend," he said.

He cried sometimes, but he never
forget to smile, no matter how
hard it is. There's no need to transfer
all his sadness to others. He knows
that he is weak, that's why he turned
to others when he really needs help.
But in the same time, he also
realizes that he has to be strong.

Now he can go back to his house, and
slowly deals with his problems. He
knows he still has God, his parents
and friends to help him.


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