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Dear Class of 2020,

This sucks!

Dear Class of 2020,

This past week has been a whirlwind for everyone but seniors, both high school and college, have been dealing with a lot. All their lasts have been taken away from them. Their last classes, their last days, their last everything. They are probably the most sadden by school closure and quarantine. This is meant to be the best year of our lives. This is the last year before the next big chapter of our lives starts. Now that's all gone down the drain.

To high school seniors:

I'm sorry you most likely won't have your last day of real high school. I'm sorry you won't get a proper senior prom or senior trip. I'm sorry you might not have your graduation. These are meant to be the memories you tell your children about. You're meant to reminisce about later in life at a high school reunion. You're meant to spend this time being a kid while you still have the chance, but instead, you're stuck inside to do your schoolwork on your computer and not allowed to go out and make the memories you're meant to. Make your own prom with your friends, keep working hard, go to the school of your dreams or get the job you want, you deserve it.

To college seniors:

I'm sorry your last year of school has gotten messed up. I'm sorry you had to say goodbye to your friends earlier than you thought. I'm sorry your thesis or capstone class has now taken a turn that you have to figure out yourself. I'm sorry you now don't get to walk across the stage to get your diploma you spent so much money on and spent so many years trying to get. I'm sorry everything feels like it's going down the drain. You still worked hard, you still deserve that diploma, you deserve everything after the hard work you've put into this. Keep working, keep reaching for that job, you deserve it.

To the senior spring athletes, arts, and theatre students:

I'm sorry your season is over and you didn't get that last season you were hoping for. I'm sorry you got kicked from your studio that you call home. I'm sorry your show was canceled. It's hard not getting the closure you deserve.

To all seniors:

I'm sorry! We deserve better but unfortunately, we can't get it. But we will stand together and we will make the best of our senior years!

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