When You Realize It’s Okay to be Different
“You can’t expect things to just happen, you have to go out and get them.” After nearly losing everything because of a severe addiction to prescription drugs, this 18-year-old decided to give life and school another shot. Ingrid Lopez, started with baby steps. She signed up for her first class and passed it in a week. From there, there were no limits. What inspired her? Dark, raw, poetry like the works of Edgar Allan Poe that remind her there is always someone who has it worse – and if they made it through, so could she.