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  • When I think of the heroes I have in my life, I have a big list of people who inspire me. However, one person that comes to mind as she has been there for me a lot recently. My friend Hayden has been through a lot in her life. She has lost many friends and family members to suicide and she personally struggles with stress, depression, self-harm and suicidal tendencies. I have been there for her through many of her darkest moment, and she has done the same for me. I honestly consider to be like a sister and her and I get along great. She inspires me with her strength and is just an extremely awesome person.

    But, as I said, I have so many people in my life that I consider heroes or give me inspiration. My closest friends - Hunter, Jaden, and Bree - do exactly what Hayden does for me, even more in Hunter's case. I just thought of her because this morning, she was having a really hard time and I was able to help her. I think of all of my friends as family and I'm so glad to have them in my life to help me be strong.
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