Imagine that moment you went into the deep end of the pool, or went too far into the lake. You can't touch the ground unless you go under water. Feeling like a rebel going to the part of the water where you can just float, and there is no temptation to touch the bottom and stop floating. We'll imagine drowning, because you went too far. Slowly falling under, and taking a breath, going under and taking a breath, over and over again. Every breath is crucial to life. Well, each one of those breaths is how you feel when you cut.
Her eyes are as blue as the ocean, her natural, shoulder length hair is as blonde as the sun even though she dyes it brown, a thousand tiny, short lashes make up her eyelashes, and people who see her in the halls would say she's shorter than most. She wears high heels every day, dresses up four out of the five days a week, never wears the same outfit together twice, and doesn't go a day without being caked in makeup. Her name is Rebekah.
Although her looks are normal, Rebekah is not your average sixteen year old. Her personality is extraordinary. She goes out of her way just to make sure that her surroundings are happy. The sophomore class at Oak Grove High School has exactly twenty-one kids enrolled out of the eighty-three in the school, which if your from a small town, that means everybody knows everybody. Unlike most of her school, Rebekah doesn't have two things they have: a family and happiness.
Her mother died shortly after Rebekah was born. Her father made it until she was eleven, and then was diagnosed with cancer. He died when she was twelve. She didn't have any grandparents, aunts, uncles, or cousins. Sandy, her mother, died with two million dollars in her name, but by the time her dad died, they only had one million dollars left. Her father would always say, "Just because you have money, doesn't mean you have to spend it!" Since she was an only child, she knew it would be important to remember that. This...