Blog of Helios: Need Sunscreen? You'll Know When You Finish Here
Jan 29, 2007, 23:30 (5 Talkback[s])
"Elissia is brilliant. She is approaching 12 years old and has
never had anything less than a 'B' on her report card.
"That's seven years of school with every session, every
semester, being an honor roll student.
"No one has to tell her that the toughest part is yet to come.
She has three brothers and one sister... all older than her. Two of
the brothers dropped out of school before they were 15, and
Terrance, the oldest brother, died in the parking lot of a Circle K
convenience store in 2002. No motive, no suspect, just a bullet
behind the ear as he sat in his car talking to his girlfriend at
1AM on a Tuesday morning..."