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To All Ma Peeps: Much Love!

So, I 'officially' left school on Friday, despite having another 12 exams to go, plus prom and a few other little events. But still, since we've now all "left" school, I wanted to say a few words to everyone who has entered (or stayed) in my life over the past 2 years. I'd just write it in a big group message, but I feel like it's a bigger gesture if I share it with the whole World, so here I am!

If you're a complete stranger reading this, feel free to continue, but don't feel like you have to- just remember to acknowledge your friends' existence and let them know how much you appreciate their friendship, before you're forced to leave them for whatever reason.

I wanted to say mostly, thank you all. Thank you for all the little things you've done over the past two (or more!) years; thank you for sticking by me when I've needed you to; thank you for laughing with me (or at me) when it mattered most. Thank you for letting me fit in somewhere despite always being 'the weird one' who liked all the nerdy shows and would rather sit in the house with a hot chocolate and a book than go out and get 'mortal' and despite that, thank you for introducing me to the world of socialisation and alcohol and inviting me to gatherings and parties and what not. Thanks for giving me a life.

I guess most of what I'm saying here is thank you for letting me be me. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to find myself.

And I just want to let you all know, that this is not goodbye. Even though we aren't going to be seeing each other at least 5 days a week, there will never be a goodbye, cause we're friends for life, us lot. We all may move on to different Uni's and different cities, and we're all gonna make new friends, but that doesn't mean forgetting old friends, or all the fun times we had together. You guys are irreplaceable to me, so let's savour all the time we have before we add distance into the equation.

(P.S. And thank you for reading this post :P)
~Rachel xxx


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