Michael Jenkins


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  • Cecelia Warner (4/21/2007 11:26:00 PM)

    Michael,
    You always had a way with words but this isn't just about the words, it brings us as close to feeling everything you are feeling as we could ever get. You are a hero to those who know AND love you bro. Keep on writing...
    Love always, from your sister Cecelia

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In a month, another birthday will pass;
should I be brash or be a gentleman with class?
Why would that be important you might ask;
well, to know that, you'd have to know my past.

I started life with odds against me
diagnoses of doom, prognoses of sadness
My mother just a teenager
confronted with all this madness

My doctors were all despondent
They didn't believe in my heart
They gave my mom bad advice
they suggested letting me go,
finishing me off without giving me a chance to start.

My grandmother was worried, afraid to believe
she ...

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