I never heard her judge anybody nor heard her complain about any problem. I never saw her cry. I guess that was her strength- the ability to hide her feelings.
After two years, Mara got to be separated from her friends. She had to transfer to another school because of financial problems. All the times that we were together, she was not mentioning any problem. I could see in her eyes the sadness, but still, no tears dropped from her eyes and instead she said, "I will miss you guys, I will surely miss my pets." Still cracking joke despite of loneliness and still, trying to cover her emotion.
The communication with her friends was constant but it was not like before wherein, she could saw them regularly and talk to them physically anytime she wanted to. She gained new friends on her new school but her friendship to her old friends remained the same.
She chose to celebrate with us, her old friends, right after the graduation ceremony. I told her that I was so proud of her. I was not expecting her reply: "No problem can hinder me from achieving my goals. I need to fight and survive because in the end, I know I will always win. "That is such an optimistic and strong remark coming from a person that I once perceived as happy-go-lucky.
Mara attended a party where he met Robert. He got Mara's cellular phone number from her friend and he started courting her. ...