People tend to think teenagers are selfish, close-minded and sometimes just plain cruel, but when it comes to the people they love, this next story proves it couldn’t be further from the truth.
“My mom is not only my hero, she is an inspiration to me and the strongest woman I know.”
That’s how 16-year-old Brendan started the essay hoping to win his mom a new van. Brendan’s mom Michelle is confined to a wheelchair but that doesn’t stop her in anything.
When she didn’t win a contest for a new car, a stranger called with some very good news.