As part of the graduation concert, each senior was allowed to perform a solo. Instead of singing, Addison picked a song and did the sign language interpretation to go along with it.
It was perhaps the perfect song to wrap up her year in Colorado -- On My Way by Phil Collins.
"Tell everybody that I'm on my wayIn the middle, she spoke a few words of thanks to the chorale who welcomed her with open arms this year. Perhaps she speaks for our whole family who has been welcomed so much in Colorado.
And I just can't wait to be there.
With blue skies ahead
And nothing but good times to share.
Tell everybody that I'm on my way
And I just can't wait to be home.
With the sun beating down,
Yes, I'm on my way
And nothing but good times to show."
"I want to thank Chorale for welcoming me so graciously this year. You have been so kind and friendly and welcoming--more than I could ask for and more than I deserve. Thank you. But when I leave a place, I don't want to look back and grieve what I'm leaving behind. I want to look ahead to the next steps in my journey. And now I'm on my way to the rest of my life, and I just can't wait to see what's planned for me."
As for Addison, this is by no means her last concert. Next year I'll just be traveling a bit (okay, a lot) farther to see her perform.
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