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The stress of my day drained away the moment I heard my sister’s laughter. Every other noise would vibrate in the eardrum and make me feel like I was about to topple over. I reached out for her, the warm, small palms fitting entirely in mine. When she flashes an innocent smile in my direction, I cannot not help but feel grateful I have her around. Although she does not understand it, I attribute my determination to succeed to her.
Abby, as I often call my sister, welcomes me home with open arms. After spending the entire day in school taking advanced placement classes, followed by community service, and some sort of meeting for a school organization, I feel drained of energy. But I know when I come home I am unable to rest because I have a profusion of homework. Yet, I need a break to keep my body healthy and avoid exhaustion from too much stress. That’s why Abby’s smile is so important to me.
When I see her smile, I think to myself how I want to relax. However, no matter how tired I am, I feel it is a waste to watch television or play games for hours at a time when there is so muc...


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