“Following our dreams can lead us to freedom or imprisonment” from The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider & Joost Elffers

Madison Awender by © Jeannette Breward

Image © Jeannette Breward

An Interview with Madison

Q. What is the best memory you have from a previous birthday?

A. I’m stuck between going to the Ripley’s aquarium and my surprise 14th birthday, which I cried.

Q. How about the worst? And why?

A. I haven’t had a worst. They have been all good to me.

Q. What was the present you’ve received for your birthday that surprised you most?

A. Probably the tickets to the aquarium, it was supposed to be a surprise but a family member accidentally let it slip.

Q. Is there a food or dish that you insist on eating on your birthday?

A. Pizza and cake.

Q. What do you believe is the most important aspect of celebrating a birthday?

A. Celebrating your day with close friends and family.

Q. Do you have any traditions or thing you always do to celebrate a birthday? What is it?

A. Dinner out with grandparents and which also celebrating my moms birthday which happens to be two days before.