Jackie Robinson Monologue

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These words were once spoken upon by Jackie robinson, “ This ain't fun, but watch me,
I'll get it done”. These words spoke to me. They made me realize that no matter what I'm going through, I will get through it, and everything will get better. I got through my whole eighth grade year after I realized that in the end it will all be worth it.
I was really excited to move up to the eighth grade. I was excited to know that the younger kids would look up to me as I did when I was in sixth grade. I remember wanting so very badly to be top dog of the school. Everything didn’t go exactly like I had thought it was. I thought all my teachers would love me, I had a plan to stay on top of my work, I even thought I would have tons of friends. Mabe even
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I didn't like the person I had become, all because of what people were saying. It took a simple conversation with my mom and my therapist to realize that people are going to talk all your life. I just have to learn to block it all out and keep it moving. I have dreams and goals I aim to reach. I can't go through life worried about what people think of me. I'm happy with who I am.
That's all I feel that metters.
Like Jackie Robinson, I had to deal with people calling me names and saying very horrible things about me. What people fail to realize is that, if you got to know me and see what I'm like, you would be ashamed for speaking so badly about me. People didn't realize that Jackie was a good, family oriented man who had a dream for playing baseball but instead of seeing what type of person Jackie was, they judged him because of the color of his skin. In the end he was history. He did amazing things even when people doubted him. His story inspired me and made me realize that anyone and everyone is capable of doing amazing things. Despite what others think and say.
Everyone is going to have a low point in life. What we have to do is learn how to take that situation, handle it, and move on. Continue to do great thing. Jackie and I’s situations are