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...complished and where I am at now, and I am proud. My friends are my rest stop. They provide me with the motivation I need to keep pushing forward when things become tough. So that I can look back on where I've come from, and look at where I am, and be satisfied.
I could not be where I am without my friends. This has led me to formulate my last opinion of what something truly significant is - it is essential. The man who heads off into battle thinking of his grandfather's Purple Heart has found his significant item. The woman who clocks out of the diner at two in the morning thinking of her sleeping children has found her significant people. I near the end of this essay, finishing my application for the opportunity to meet one of the most powerful men in the world. And all I think about is how crucial my friends have been for me to reach this unbelievable point.
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