Konichiwa from Texas- Wait, what?

Lacrymosa

In the Brooder
9 Years
Mar 4, 2010
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Okay, so I'm not Japanese, but I love the language and their anime.
For nine years I went to the best private school in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. I now outdo all of my friends/online classmates in Online gaming and Spanish.
I am learning to drive and also working on getting my highschool diploma because I find school boring and want a decent job for now.
My father died when I was only nine years old due to a massive heart attack. I walked into the room to find him laying on the floor, dead. Since then I have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress, severe chronic depression, trichotillomania (hair pulling) and chronic high anxiety.
But, ever since I got my runner ducklings, I haven't pulled out my hair or had breakdowns. Not once.
I am very happy with my new ducks and (hopefully) chicks.

Some quailities about me:
-Loyal friend
-I speak out when something is wrong
-I like to help others
-I love animals (except coyotes- one attacked and killed my favorite cat)
-I wish to be a programmer when I grow up, and write books in the pasttime (I am great a writing thanks to Asperger's Syndrome)
-I have Asperger's Syndrome, or the lack of understanding social cues and body language. I have recognized that I watch people's lips instead of eye contact, but I am working on that and have gotten significantly better at eye contact.

I hope you understand my story and can be my friend!

Edited to remove personal info.
 
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b.hromada

Flock Mistress
12 Years
Jan 9, 2009
15,709
927
461
south Florida, Pompano Beach
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from S. Florida! Its great to have you here with us! I'm so sorry about the loss of your dad.
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I can only imagine the pain you've been in.
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Its wonderful that you've found so much love from your new ducks!! Aren't feathered friends great? Thats what I always say about my chickens. They bring me much happiness and peace in my life.
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You must be a very smart 15y/o!! Wow, to be getting a highschool diploma already!!
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I'm sure you will do a fantastic job being a programmer, you've got lots of determination, and thats what it takes, good for you!!!
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Please keep us posted on your ducklings, and when you get some chicks!! You will love being on BYC, so much to learn, and so many nice folks here too!!
 

4-H chicken mom

Crowing
13 Years
Aug 3, 2007
17,491
170
431
Oberlin, OH
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from Ohio. So glad to meet you. I have always believed in the power of animals for healing the soul. You will have to show us pics of your ducks. Good luck.
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sgtmom52

Birds & Bees
12 Years
Jun 1, 2007
5,805
250
328
Northern York County ~ Pennsylvania
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I have a daughter who also loves the Japanese language and anime. She loved it so much that she studied International Studies & Japanese in college, spent her sophomore year studying abroad at Surugadai University in Japan and finally moving to Japan after graduation where she is currently teaching English in a middle school in northern Japan. She is living her dream!

Always remember that you can do almost anything if you really want to!
 

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