My freshman year of college was a learning experience. I had a more active social life on the weekends. I made new friends without the comfort of my familiar group back home. I took more difficult courses. I got in trouble with the school that year, but when I showed up for my sophomore year, […]

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Moving Out and Moving On

On a crisp January morning in 2012, I woke up at 7 am in a bedroom that contained only the bare essentials. Today was move out day, and my childhood bedroom had been stripped of its personality. After getting dressed and making my way downstairs, my stepmother reminded me that our coffee maker had already […]

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