"This volcano blew up and made a rainbow but then it had to rain because whenever you have a rainbow, it rains. But sometimes, it just rains." ~ Serena K.
"This girl had to break the glass to get away. Get away from what, sweetie? Bad things. She got away from bad things. But she had to break the glass to get away." ~ Serena K.
And I, therefore, need to be this youth's legal guardian, like, yesterday!
After signing documents at 12:30 pm, I was Serena's Emergency Legal Guardian by 2:27 pm.
Yes, it was truly amazing, especially considering their case load and their working reality. I am sending them both flowers on Monday.
"This is a girl who is bleeding. What happened to her? She got hit. She got hurt. But she wants to fight. Are those fists? Yeah, that's how she fights back. What are those circles near her eyes? Those are her tears. She cried." ~ Serena K.
"That's a girl with a baby inside. And what happened there? They cut her and took it away. That's blood where the baby was. They cut her."
~ Serena K.