Well he did it! My little brother graduated from high school and I don't think you could wipe the smile off of his face. Or mine, or my mothers! It was a sea of red but we were able to find good seats and actually see Joey throughout the ceremony. Chasing around the girls during the whole thing wasn't a blast and a half, but it was worth it. With almost 50 missed days of school and my mom meeting with counselor after counselor to make sure he was still on track was a challenge to say the least, but we made it and he's done! Here's some pictures from last night's ceremony. Also here is a link to his slideshow:
Its hard to believe that my little brother is all done with school, 19 years old and ready to head out into the world on his own. We've been through a lot together and I am very proud that we've maintained such a close relationship since my own graduation 9 years ago. My girls are lucky to have him as their uncle and my Husband and I are lucky to have him as a brother.
Congratulations Joey! This is your time now and you can do whatever you want with it! I know you are going to do great things.