Mark Balancio - Senior Photo Essay
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  • 1. I’m not who I was Growth By Mark Balancio Determination Perseverance Found myself in a photograph, thought I just had to laugh because im not who I was. Endurance Found a paper I plagiarized, that part of me long died, because im not who I was. I used to be mad at myself, but i found my way around to forgetting that because im not who I was. I wish you could see me now I wish I could show you how that I’m not who I was
  • 2. Believe Utopia Acceptance The person I was didnt believe in myself, I hated the person who staired back at me in the mirror, “It doesn’t matter what we do until we accept ourselves. Once we I now believe I can do anything I put my mind to When I think of Utopia, I think of the person that is now I realize the person who im looking at is accept ourselves, it doesn’t matter what we do.” within me. I think of how far I have come as a per- someone who I now love. - Charly Heavenrich son who thought i didnt amount to anything, who settled for mediocre and didnt push for success. I have Endured many storms, as much storms as you have faced. This is my story of what helped me in my journey of growth. This is my Utopia. Faith Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller