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A Thank You Letter to My Little Brother

Dearest little bro,

 

First of all, thank you for being born. My God, you were cute AF. I had so much pride in

f i n a l l y becoming a big sister when I was five.

Thank you for pestering me when we were growing up. Although I might have gained a door with countless scratch marks on it, a broken pinkie finger, and a few little scars, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. If I didn’t have someone bother me like you did, I wouldn’t be able to handle small annoyances thrown my way throughout life.

Thank you for being a boy. I’m unsure if I could have turned out even more girly than I already am. But thanks to you, I have an appreciation for hot wheels and hulk gloves, and have pretty decent skills in Xbox.

Thank you for dealing with me during my teenage years. I know I was truly a b*tch at times (and still can be). My nagging and invasive questions are honestly just to show I care.

Thank you for showing me new music, bands, and songs. You’ve introduced me to some of my favorite artists, which to me, means everything.

Thank you for being you: a strong student, a kid who stays out of trouble, and a talented musician. I know we are worlds different, but that makes our relationship all the more unique.

I don’t express it enough, but I love you. And I’m so proud of the young man you’re becoming. Keep doin’ you.

 

Love always,

Jenna

(and all the proud older sistahs out there)

Jenna is a senior occupational therapy student here at the U. She enjoys making people laugh, frolicking in warm weather, eating copious amounts of food, and dancing the night away. Follow her on insta @jennarizzy
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