This piece is dedicated to my younger self who deserves the recognition for keeping her head high through all the downfalls presented throughout her life. With all my faults and mistakes, yesterday’s me is still me.
Lizbeth Fuentes Ascencio
Lizbeth Fuentes Ascencio is a class of 2020 Girls Write Now mentee based in Bronx, NY.
Diamonds are shiny and pretty but they weren’t “born” like that.