It’s been over eight years since I saw you last, and looking at pictures is the only way I can remember you. I’m about to graduate from high school, going to attend college in the fall. I’m working day and night to make more money than a high scdhool student should have to. Even though there have been bumps on the road, I’ve always managed to get back on the highway toward success. I’m just looking to make a future in which my father can just relax. I can’t let my “Viejo” down.
Your release has been an elusive dream I’ve been waiting for ever since the day you were taken from me, but in its place I have only memories of you and me riding in a black Mustang with the top down listening to rap beats. Although these memories fill my eyes with tears, it’s always a happy moment when you come to mind. By the time you’re out, I wanna have my own black Mustang , I wanna be able to give one to you, so again father and son can ride down the streets of L.A with the top down listening to the rap beats that made us bond in the first place.
I miss you “Viejo.”
I’ll never stop thinking about you or your future.
Sincerely Your Son,
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