She took out the sheet of paper and read the words, "Congratulations! The admissions selection committee has approved your application..."
She has actually been accepted to three colleges so far. This was the fourth. As she read the letter, this one from Cornell University, tears filled her eyes. She almost couldn't speak. Finally she whispered, "Oh thank God, I have gotten into a school where I want to go."
This was a big day.
Now we can exhale.
I am so very proud of her, so very happy for her, so very moved by the way this works.