Speech About Strength In Life

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No one will tell you that life is easy because it is not even close. Everyone you meet has struggled with something. No matter how perfect their life seems. Not every struggle is visible. We have been conditioned to not show weakness. Why is this when every single person on this earth has weakness? I have fought through so many things, but one struggle that really stands out is my first few days of high school. Sometimes your life will be difficult, but life is tough, and everyone is going through something; this doesn’t mean your problems are insignificant, just that it is possible for you to overcome it.
I have lived in the same town all of my life. I attended a small Catholic school less than a mile from the town’s public high school.
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