Humans Of Washington-Lee
Holland Forsythe, Staff Reporter
“The hardest thing I’ve ever had to go through during my lifetime is having my parents get divorced. Having my father move out was rough. We were living in Arlington when I was in fifth grade, then they got divorced. We moved to colorado because my mom didn’t want to be near my dad. I missed all my friends and I missed my father as well. They’re both remarried now and I feel a lot happier. I...
“My parents got a divorce when I was only six. I mean it was only elementary school, but my grades went down, which doesn’t really matter right now, but it put me in distress for a little bit even though I was really young. I didn’t really understand what was happening until like two years after. I didn’t see my dad as much and by then he had moved to Saudi Arabia. I see him like once every two y...
“When I moved here to Arlington in third grade, the transition was really hard and making new friends was hard. It made me feel like I had a lot of pressure to restart and I was really sad. I feel a lot stronger from it. I learned that through really hard stuff you can always learn from it and get better.”
“I like to win, I don’t like to lose, I don’t know who likes to lose.”
“I love sharing music with people because I love when I can connect with people on a personal level. My dad loves the 70’s, he loves classic rock, and basically everything on the face of the earth. I remember when I was little he would always play the Beatles for me in the car and be like ‘this is John Lennon’ or something, and force me to listen to it, and I guess I liked it, still do, I...
“I don’t really take anything seriously, I just joke around all the time. I don’t know, I just try to have fun; Sometimes it’s not good, because like you’re supposed to be really serious sometimes.”