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Wonder

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My junior year I decided to pick up a minor in Children’s Studies. As I looked at the syllabus and children’s books we had to purchase, I began to panic. Though, as the semester began and I started to read the books and I felt at ease. One book that we had to read was Wonder. By the first chapter I was highly engaged and eager to finish the rest of the book. It was about a boy with a face deformitie and his troubles in school. The...
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I Dont Know You

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My senior year of high school I had to create a dance solo to use for my audition piece into Illinois State University’s Dance Performance Major. My dance teacher at the studio I danced at helped me a lot to improve my technique and create a solo. She asked me to think of something to dance about. As I began thinking I thought of one event in my life that created a lot of emotions and was a huge part of who I was. My sister ran away when I...
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They Cage the Animals at Night

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When I was going into my freshmen year of high school my English teacher sent out an assignment for the summer. We had to read They Cage the Animals at Night and write a paper about the book. My dad bought me the book and I began reading it. We received another letter in the mail from my teacher expressing to us that the assignment was going to be extra credit instead of being required. My dad made me finish the book and complete the paper even...
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My Sisters Always Going Out

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When I was in 3rd grade my sister, Adrienne that I looked up to, moved out. My parents had me move into my oldest sister’s room. She was in high school at the time and I was in 3rd grade. I was upset that she was always at work or with her friends so I decided to use what I learned in school about poems to write a poem about her. You can tell by this poem that I was angry with my sister and that I was not very good at writing poems....
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Wizard of Oz

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My oldest sister that I looked up to saw an advertisement at her high school to audition for the Wizard of Oz play. She told my parents about the audition and that they were looking for children to be a part of the play as well. I decided to breakout from my shyness and audition for a part. I made the audition and received the role of a munchkin and a dancer. I had to remember countless lines, songs, and dance moves. I remember bringing my...
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