By Christopher Munroe
Kids, I have something to tell you.
You won’t like it.
I don’t care.
You’ve been told, mostly by parents, that if you apply yourself you can accomplish anything. I’m here to say, you can’t.
Parents have to lie, sometimes, to keep you from harsh truths about the world.
You’ll accomplish many things, true, but Anything? No.
There are things that, however hard you try, you will fail at, and it’d be a good idea to prepare yourself for that.
Because it’s true of everyone, and the sooner you learn to be okay with it the better off you’ll be…