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David Santiago's Life

  • I was born!

    I was born!
    I, David Antonio Santiago was born on September 29, 2000 at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio. I weighed 6 lbs 0 ozs. My height was 19 3/8" long.
  • 1st Birthday

    1st Birthday
    I turned one on September 1, 2001. Here is a picture of me on my first birthday.
  • Attending Pre-K

    Attending Pre-K
    I was 5 years old when I started Pre-K. I went to school at New Life, a church in Poland, Ohio. Here is my preschool picture.
  • First Black Mayor

    First Black Mayor
    Mayor Jay Williams was elected mayor of Youngstown in November of 2005. He was the first black mayor of Youngstown. I was 5 when he was elected.
  • Elementary School

    Elementary School
    I went to Robinwood Lane Elementary School in Boardman, Ohio. Here's a picture of my first day at Robinwood.
  • First Build-A-Bear

    First Build-A-Bear
    When I turned 6 years old I went to Build-A-Bear Workshop and got my first Build-A-Bear. I went with my mom, dad, grandma, and my 2 brothers.
  • Hurrican Ike

    Hurrican Ike
    Hurrican Ike was the ninth named storm, fifth hurricane, and the third major hurricane 2008 Atlantic Hurricane season. I was 7 years old when Hurricane Ike was formed.
  • First Black President

    First Black President
    The first black president, Barack Obama was elected president on November 4, 2008. He is the first black president! I was 8 years old when he was elected.
  • My 10th Birthday Party

    My 10th Birthday Party
    I had a brunch to celbrate that i was turning ten years old. I had friends, family, and amazing food there! I celbrated 4 days early on my friend, Amanda's birthday.
  • First Play

    First Play
    I played the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge in a play called "The Christmas Carol" based on the famous book by Charles Dickinson. I had to wear a suit and even a night gown! Here's a picture of me in costume for my play!
  • Moving to a New House

    Moving to a New House
    On December 20, 2010 I moved to a new house on Amberwood Trail. It was really nice that a lot of my friends are in this neighborhood, too! Here's a picture of my new home!
  • Starting B.G.M.S.

    Starting B.G.M.S.
    I started Glenwood Middle School on September 6, 2011. I was very excited and nervous about coming to Middle School but now I love it! Here's a picture of me on the first day of school.
  • I met Bella Thorne!

    I met Bella Thorne!
    On September 10, 2011 I went to the Eastwood Mall in Niles, Ohio to meet "Shake It Up" star, Bella Thorne. She danced 3 times and gave me an autograph, and a huge hug!