Nick, if you’re reading this, thank you. So much. All of my life I’ve focused on the negative, what I want to change about myself, and what wasn’t enough. I was never truly proud of myself because there was always someone better. I’m normal, in every sense of the word. I was depressed and suicidal for almost two months.
And then I saw a video of you.
You really opened my eyes, and showed me that there is no such thing as “can’t”. Your story touched me so much, and whenever I’m feeling depressed or upset I watch your video and it always makes me feel better. Someone like you, who can do such amazing things at such a disadvantage, is really a gem in a world where no one can seem to get along or appreciate each other or themselves.
No one has ever inspired me. Throughout my life, I’ve admired people for their accomplishments and said, “Wow, that’s cool!”, but I’ve never felt like they were someone remarkable. You’ve changed my life so much, and I truly hope that more people hear and receive your message. You are such an amazing person, and you are my only, and greatest, inspiration to give my all and trust that there is always a brighter future.
There was one time you said, “Every single girl right here, right now, I want you to know that you are beautiful.” Even though I wasn’t there in person, I saw it. And just hearing it made me tear up, because no one has ever said that to me. Whenever I felt bad about myself, someone would try to make me feel better, and I’m lucky. But no one has ever said something to mean that held so much meaning. More than anything, I hope I meet you someday. I hope that someday I can look you in the eye and really thank you, because you’ve made such an impact on my life.