rebelling against low expectations

AuthorWilliam Trautman

is an 18 year old high school senior. He enjoys poetry, singing and acting, and can frequently be heard randomly bursting into song, and occasionally a choreographed dance number. He has a heart for broken people and for the lost. When he is not writing or volunteering at his local theatre group, he can be found practicing piano, or playing games of backyard football with his brothers.

I’m Broken…And Unashamed


Depression. It’s something we’ve all experienced. We’re weak. Yet we do everything in our feeble strength to convince others we’re strong. People ask us how we’re doing and we say we’re good. Even when we’re not. Why? We’re broken. There’s no changing it. From the moment Adam and Eve first sinned, humanity has been broken. On this side of heaven we’ll always be broken. If you’re reading this...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →