I want you to do better than I have done. I believe in you.
Life has a way of throwing curves, sometimes really horrible curves. What we really need as individuals, and what I want for my descendants is to have the skills, self respect and tenacity to get back up when life knocks them down. I want you to have the skills to think about what is happening and to figure out how to change a situation. I want you to have respect for yourself and for others.
Learn to Learn – get an education and learn how to figure things out
Get work and keep it – it’s good for you, it’s good for your family, it’s good for your self esteem — it generally isn’t fun. That’s why it’s called work. If you get an education, you can even make you can use that to get different kinds of work.
Be tenacious – stay at it even when it seems stupid.
Remember real friends encourage you to be a better person, remind you when you miss on the previous three points and support your efforts to be successful.
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