S: AT 16...
FC: At Sixteen...
1: At 16, the world is against you. At 16, I was like you. My world revolved around my friends and their happiness. My parents never understood, and I could not get away from my hometown any faster. I did not know what I wanted in life, but I knew I had plenty of time to figure it all out. To help you "figure it out", here are a few things people probably did tell me, but I didn't listen to anyways. I wish you all the happiness in the world. Love, Aunt Jennifer | Dear Peyton...
3: Learn to be alone and enjoy that solitude -- it may be the only time you get it!
4: Enjoy | Ask..will this matter in 3 months?
5: Small | Things | Pray. Everday. By yourself.
6: Wear less makeup. You are beautiful just as you are. You do not need foundation or concealer....yet. | Be silly
7: Say “ Please” and “ Thank You”, to everyone.
9: Listen to your teachers. They are not there to make your life miserable. They are there because they care (Especially this teacher!).
10: Remember that people change and grow apart. Do not take this personal. Try to stay in touch as much as possible. It is uncommon, but possible to have lifelong friendships.
11: Surround yourself with people who make you laugh.
12: Read as much as you can. Yes, the books you are assigned at school too. Reading makes you smarter. When you are older, you can tell the differences between an adult who never read and one who did.
13: Spend less time on Facebook. Spend more time face to face.
14: Lastly . . .Never, Ever, settle. for anything less that what you deserve.
15: About the photographer: Miss Amberly Peyton Womack is sixteen years old. She loves Cheerleading and photography. She lives with her uncle and his three children in Maiden, NC. She hopes to go to Appalachian State to become a Kindergarten teacher.