Where do I start? I, Sam Evans, never thought my life would have ended up the way it has. After everything that has happened, I ended up becoming a guidance counselor. Yes, I said a guidance counselor at a high school. (No, not McKinley) I can't complain, because the job is truly fulfilling. I truly believe I am able to help students and honestly it's a good escape from my own problems.

Also, I am the adviser for the guitar club, so I get to play more often. I forgot how important the guitar was to me at one point in my life. Speaking of my life and prepare yourself for this. I am a single father of a beautiful 9-year old girl named Heather. She loves mystery novels, especially Nancy Drew. She also likes to sing, play guitar, and yes watch Avatar. We have seen the trilogy at least a thousand times together; even though I think she watches for me. Heather will even humor me every once in awhile and we'll have an entire conversation in Na'vi. She is…my world. Heather is one of the best parts of my life. My life that has…well…

Between moving to Lima, Ohio at 16 and now…a lot has happened. I have had moments that were good, bad, depressing, breathtaking, amazing, sad, shocking…well, you get the point. I am pretty sure I have felt every emotion at one point in the past 15 years. Lately, I never really thought seriously about my life and how I had got here. I have been really living day by day, until one day my daughter asked me a question that really made me examine not only my past, but my present and future.

She asked me about her mother…