Tonight is the 2018 Kennett High school prom. It is a time of celebration as students think about the end of another school year. For some this will be their last prom before taking the next steps toward adulthood. Students celebrate what was and look toward the future.
Tonight is the Kennett High school prom. For me it serves as a reminder of the beginning this journey I am on.
A Prom to Remember
It was prom night 2016 that I made my way to the Chester County hospital because I was having trouble breathing. I remember sitting in my living room on Friday night into early Saturday morning struggling to get a full breath of air. Rayann was at prom and I did not want to interrupt her special night. I waited until she made it home safe early on Saturday morning and then Nancy and I headed out for the hospital. After a few days of tests they told me I had stage IV colon cancer.
Every spring as prom season rolls around it is a reminder of that crazy night and the days that followed. In a strange way I celebrate what has been and look forward to the future…much like those students who are at prom. [Read more…]